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GRADUATES: Here are some things to know if you missed GRADFEST:

  • GRADPACKS: GradPack discounts available through Sunday, March 13, and select Home Ship to receive your regalia NOW!. Cap & Gown orders deliver in 12-15 days if order "Ship to Home". In-Store pick up for cap & gown begin 05/09/22.  
  • CAP/GOWN ORDERS: Herff Jones supplies caps/gowns for CSUN, click here for their dedicated website to order. 
  • GRAD PORTRAITS: We will not be offering Graduate portrait services beyond GradFest.
  • CEREMONY PORTRAITS:  GradImages - the company that took portraits at GradFest - will be onsite at commencement, and will be taking 3 pictures of graduates as they cross the stage and pose with their Diploma.  

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation!  Your hard work and sacrifices will soon be rewarded as you reach this significant milestone in your life. As you prepare to transition from CSUN student to an accomplished member in your community, we would like to share some information to help make preparing for commencement more exciting and memorable for you and your family.  

GRADFEST is a one-stop resource for:

  • Graduation Information
  • Ordering Cap & Gown, Sashes, and Announcements
  • Purchasing Rings, Diploma Frames, Graduation Banners & Flags
  • Learning about Cultural Celebrations (ex: Black Grad Celebration, Rainbow Grad Celebration, etc.)
  • Speak to staff from the Commencement Office, Undergraduate Degree Services, Graduate Studies, and others!
  • Have graduation portraits taken (caps/gowns will be available on hand).  

WHERE: CSUN Campus Store

WHEN: Any of these three days:

  • Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 9am to 6pm
  • Wednesday, March 9 2022  - 9am to 6pm
  • Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 9am to 6pm

Be sure to monitor your CSUN Gmail account to stay updated on all important information related to the GradFest and for the opportunity to register for your attendance using Eventbrite.
To enter the venue, you'll want to have your registration confirmation, and have already finished your daily COVID Self-Screening.  

COVID Self-Screening information can be found on the Matadors Forward webpage, or by directly clicking here.

GradFest Registration Information

Emails were sent out over the past few weeks to all students who have applied to graduate, which provided a link to register for a GradFest time/date.
If you did not receive an email it could be for the following reasons:

  • Email got placed in junk/spam folder. Check for emails coming from the Commencement Office
  • You didn't complete the Graduation Application process at the time the GradFest email was sent (note: students have till Friday, March4, 2022 to apply for graduation in order to participate at commencement)

To register for this event please click here to be the EventBright platform. 

  • Although you can register for the GradFest event with the link above, this does not mean that you have successfully completed your Graduation Application process
  • Students who have successfully completed their Graduation Application will see an expected graduation date on the top right corner of their Degree Progress Report (DPR).

GradFest Vendors

Alumni Relations
(818) 677-2786

Disability Resources and Education Services office
(818) 677-2684

GRADUATION REGALIA (Caps & Gowns, etc.)
Herff Jones & CSUN Campus Store
Information can be found within the CSUN Campus Store
(818) 677-2932

(818) 677-2932 


Updated 11.21.22