Ceremony Information for Past CSUN Graduates 2019/20 & 2020/21

Greetings, Matadors –

We are excited to announce plans to return to in-person Commencement Ceremonies in May 2022 and look forward to making this a memorable experience for the CSUN classes of 2019-20 and 2020-21!  We are hopeful that you are available to attend this special ceremony which will be taking place on Friday - May 20, 2022 at 8:00am at the University Library Lawn. 

Graduates attending will receive diploma covers, commencement programs, and individual name recognition as they cross the stage in front of family and friends. 

Our commitment to the safety and wellness of our graduates, their guests, and the larger CSUN community remains steadfast, and we will be closely monitoring CDC and LACDPH guidelines to ensure we are providing an experience that is celebratory, safe and COVID compliant. 

Next Steps:

  • RSVP: Graduates are able to RSVP to this ceremony now.  The RSVP window will close on Friday, April 1.  Please RSVP at Those who RSVP will receive further emails and notifications from the commencement office related to ticketing and other important information.  
  • REVIEW EMAILS & WEBSITE: Those who RSVP will begin to receive information through CSUN email regarding ceremony information, including entrance requirements and COVID Safety Requirements.  Please continue to check your CSUN email, and the CSUN Commencement website for updates.
  • OBTAIN TICKETS: The distribution process for Guest Tickets will be announced in early April through your CSUN Email account. The number of tickets available for each graduate will be announced at that time and will be based on ceremony safety plans which are now in the process of being finalized with the appropriate health and safety entities. 
  • RENT CAP & GOWN: Graduates will be expected to wear a Cap & Gown to this ceremony. Information on rentals with the CSUN Campus Store will be sent through CSUN email in mid/late March, and information will also be available on the commencement website.

If you have questions pertaining to the commencement ceremony, please contact the Office of Student Development and Transitional Programs at (818) 677-2393 or email us at  .


With Matador Pride –
The CSUN Commencement Team

Message sent on 2/28/22 through 3/1/22, by email to CSUN Student Graduates 2019/20 and 2020/2021