COMMENCEMENT

Ceremonies & Receptions

2019 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES & RECEPTIONS  

 

University Ceremonies and Honors Convocation

University Ceremonies are where students candidates get their degrees conferred. 

Honors Convocation recognizes outstanding graduating students who are distinguished based on Scholastic or Personal Achievement.

The commencement ceremonies and honors convocation will take place at the Oviatt Library Lawn.

Saturday,
May 11, 2019

6pm 

 Honors Convocation

Friday, 
May 17, 2019

6pm

College of Engineering and Computer Science

College of Science & Mathematics

Saturday, May 18, 2019

8am

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences I
(Africana Studies, Criminology & Justice Studies, History, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology, and Urban Studies & Planning)

6pm

Michael D. Eisner College of Education

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences II
(Anthropology, Geography & Environmental Studies, Psychology, and Public Administration)

Sunday,
May 19, 2019

8am

David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

6pm

Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication

Monday,
May 20, 2019

8am 

College of Humanities

College of Health & Human Development I
(Child & Adolescent Development, Communication Disorders, Environmental & Occupational Health, and Family & Consumer Sciences)

6pm

College of Health & Human Development II
(Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Recreation & Tourism Management)

Ceremony and Departmental Receptions

Ceremony and Departmental Receptions are hosted by the University to provide parents and guests an opportunity to meet faculty and staff. 
Information regarding 2019 receptions will be posted as they become available, please check back periodically.

 

Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication

MCCAMC Commencement Reception
Date: May 19, 2019
Time: 4-5pm
Location:  Soraya Courtyard (Between the Box Office and the Experimental Theatre)
Contact: Rachel Valiensi Tel: 818-677-2564 Email: rachel.valiensi@csun.edu

 

David Nazarian College of Business and Economics  

2019 Awards Assembly
Reception for ECON students who earned a 3.0 GPA or higher in their ECON courses. Invitation only event.
Date: May 10, 2019
Time: 4pm
Location: Bookstein Hall (BB) 4117
Contact Tel: 818-6778374

AIS Recognition Ceremony
Date: 5/17/19
Time: 5PM
Location: Matadome
Contact Office: Accounting & Information Systems Tel: 818-677-2461 Email: acctis1@csun.edu    

David Nazarian College of Business and Economics Commencement Reception
Date: May 19, 2019
Time: Immediately following Commencement ceremony
Location: Bookstein Hall 2103/2107
Contact Tel: 818-677-2466

Marketing Department Reception
Date: May 29, 2019
Time: 10-12pm
Location: Bookstein Hall 2103/2127 

 

Michael D. Eisner College of Education

Deaf Studies Graduation Reception
Date: May 18, 2019
Time: 2-4pm
Location: The Milken Family Foundation Courtyard at the Michael D. Eisner College of Education Building
Contact Tel: 818-677-5116 Videophone: 818-435-8152 Email:

 

College of Engineering and Computer Sciences

CECS Graduation Reception
Date: May 17, 2019
Time: 2:30-4pm
Location: Jacaranda Hall Breezeway
Contact: Dean's Office Contact Tel: 818-677-2183 Email:

 

College of Health and Human Development

Health Sciences Undergraduate/Graduate Reception
Date: May 20, 2019
Time: 3:30-5pm
Location: Jacaranda Hall Breezeway
Contact: Sheila Brown Email: 

Kineiology Reception Celebration
Date: May 20, 2019
Time: 3-5pm
Location: Matadome, East Lobby
Contact: Marc Netter Email: 

 

College of Humanities

Asian American Graduation Reception
Date: May 20, 2019
Time: 11-2pm
Location: Orange Grove Bistro
Contact: Soudabeh Fahihi Email:

Central American Studies Graduation Reception 
Date: May 19, 2019
Time: 10-1pm
Location: Noski Auditorium
Contact: Donald Lilly Email:

Gender & Women's Studies Graduation Reception
Date: May 20, 2019
Time: 11-2pm
Location: Women's Research & Resources Center
Contact: Soudabeh Faghihi Email:

Humanities Graduation Reception
Date: May 20, 2019
Time: 12:30-2:30pm
Location: English Reading Room - 319
Contact: Celina Agaian Email:

5th Annual Liberal Studies Program Awards Ceremony
Date: May 17, 2019
time: 3-4:30pm
Location: Thousand Oaks Room, University Student Union
Contact: Ranita Chatterjee Email:

Linguistics/TESL Graduation Reception
Date: May 20, 2019
Time: 10:30-12:30pm
Location: Colleagues Room, Sierra center
Contact: Reyna Campos-Kennedy Email:

Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures Graduation Reception and Awards Ceremony
Date: May 20, 2019
Time: 11:30-1:30pm
Location: Whitsett Room, SH 451
Contact: Alison Back Tel: 818-677-3467 Email:

 

College Of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Geography and Environmental Studies Graduate Reception
Date: May 10, 2019
Time: TBD
Location: Colleagues Room, Sierra Center
Contact: Edward Jackiewicz Tel: 818-677-3532 Email:

 

Hooding Ceremonies

Hooding Ceremonies are a special recognition ceremony for Masters and Doctoral degree candidates during which a faculty adviser, administrator, and/or a Dean of the Academic College invest a hood on a student, signifying their success in completing the graduate program.
Information regarding 2019 hooding ceremonies will be posted as it becomes available. 

 

David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

Master of Business Administration Hooding and Recognition Ceremony
Date: May 18, 2019
Time: 6pm
Location: Orange Grove Bistro
Contact: Ariana Barba Tel: 818-677-2467 Email:

 

Michael D. Eisner College of Education 

Educational Psychology & Counseling Hooding Ceremony and Reception
Date: May 16, 2019
Time: Reception - 9am  Hooding Ceremony - 10:00-11:30AM
Location: Matadome
Contact: Educational Psychology & Counseling Department Office Tel: 818-677-2599 Email: c

Educational Leadership & Policies Studies Hooding Ceremony
Date: May 16, 2019
Time: 4:30-6pm
Location: Matadome
Contact Person: Mariel Noyes Tel:818-677-2591 Email: mariel.noyes@csun.edu 

Elementary Education Hooding Ceremony and Reception
Date: May 16, 2019
Time: Reception - 4:pm  Hooding Ceremony - 4:30PM
Location: The Milken Family Foundation Courtyard at the Michael D. Eisner College of Education Building
Contact: Elementary Education Department Office Tel: 818-677-2621 Email: eed@csun.edu

Special Education Hooding Ceremony and Reception

Date: May 18, 2019
Time: Reception - 11:30AM  Hooding Ceremony - 12-1:30PM
Location: Matadome
Contact: Special Education Department Office Tel: 818-677-2596 Email: sped@csun.edu 

Secondary Education Hooding Ceremony and Reception
Date: May 18, 2019
Time: Reception - 2:30PM  Hooding Ceremony - 3-4:30PM
Location: Matadome
Contact Person/Office Name: Secondary Education Department Office Tel: 818-677-2580 Email: sed.office@csun.edu 

 

College of Health and Human Development

Communication Disorders Hooding and Recognition Ceremony
Date: May 20, 2019
Time: Reception - 10:30am Ceremony - 11:45am
Location: Matadome
Contact: Rachelle Aguayo Email:  or Carla Romero Email: 

Family Consumer Science Hooding and Reception
Date: May 20, 2019
Time: 5-8:30pm
Location: Orange Grove Bistro
Contact: Yi Cai Email:   

Health Sciences Gradate Hooding Ceremony
Date: May 20, 2019
Time: 2-4pm
Location: Northridge Center, University Student Union
Contact: Cressie Thomas Email:  or Joo Kim Email: 

Physical Therapy Hooding Ceremony 
Date: May 20, 2019
Time: 2-5pm
Location: Campus Theater and Courtyard
Contact: Luawana Parker Email:  
 

Recreation Tourism Management Hooding Ceremony & Reception
Date: May 20, 2019
Time: Hooding - 2pm Reception - 3pm
Location: Spirit Plaza ( east of Redwood Hall) 
Contact: Lora Hnat Email: 

 

College of Humanities

English Department Hooding Ceremony
Date: May 17, 2019
Time: 2-4pm
Location: Little Theater, Nordhoff Hall 121
Contact: Frank De la Santo Email:

 

College Of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Masters of Social Work Hooding Ceremony

Date: May 17, 2019
Time: 8-11am
Location: Oviatt Library Lawn
Contact: Jessica Rubalcava Tel: 818-677-7630 Email:

 

 

Cultural Celebrations and Receptions

Cultural Celebrations aim to celebrate the diversity of our students and commemorate them on a successful academic journey. These celebrations are organized by student organizations or campus entities.
Information regarding 2019 Cultural Celebrations and Receptions will be posted as it becomes available. 

Black Graduation Ceremony
Date: May 12, 2019
Time: 4pm
Location: Oviatt Library Lawn
Contact: Black Graduation Advisory Board Tel: 818-677-2102 Email:
Website: www.csun.edu/blackgraduation

Rainbow Graduation
Date: May 17, 2019
Time: 1pm-3pm
Location: Northridge Center, University Student Union
Website: https://csun.edu/pride/events/pride-center-rainbow-graduation-celebration

Veterans Graduation Reception
Date: May 16, 2019
Time: 5:30-8pm
Location: Northridge Center Complex, University Student Union
Contact: Mayra Plascencia Tel: 818-677-4348 Email:
Website: https://www.csun.edu/vrc/events/veterans-graduation-reception-spring19