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Schedule

The Commencement ceremony is Sacramento State’s official academic ceremony where the President confers degrees. To make sure that your family and friends are there to celebrate your achievement, please see the Commencement schedule.

Ceremonies are held on Friday, December 16 and Saturday, December 17.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Graduates should arrive one hour prior to their ceremony.

All ceremonies are held at Sleep Train Arena, 1 Sports Parkway, Sacramento, CA 95834.
View Spring Ceremonies via livestream: csus.edu/commencement

College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies

Commencement begins at 11:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. graduates arrive and doors open to the public. 

  • Anthropology
  • Asian Studies
  • Economics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Gerontology
  • Government
  • Liberal Studies
  • Psychology
  • Public Policy and Administration
  • Social Science
  • Sociology
  • Urban Land Development
  • Women's Studies

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Commencement begins at 3:45 p.m.

2:45 p.m. graduates arrive and doors open to the public 

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

College of Arts and Letters

Commencement begins at 7:15 p.m.

6:15 p.m. graduates arrive and doors open to the public

  • Art
  • Communication Studies and Journalism
  • Design
  • English
  • History
  • Humanities and Religious Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Theatre and Dance
  • World Languages and Literatures

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Graduates should arrive one hour prior to their ceremony.

All ceremonies are held at Sleep Train Arena, 1 Sports Parkway, Sacramento, CA 95834.
View Spring Ceremonies via livestream: csus.edu/commencement

College of Health and Human Services

Commencement begins at 8:00 a.m.

7:00 a.m. graduates arrive and doors open to the public

  • Criminal Justice
  • Kinesiology and Health Science
  • Nursing
  • Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration
  • Social Work
  • Speech Pathology and Audiology

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Commencement begins at 11:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m. graduates arrive and doors open to the public

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Physics and Astronomy

College of Business Administration

Commencement begins at 3:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m. graduates arrive and doors open to the public

  • Accountancy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Human Resources and Organizational Behavior
  • Marketing

College of Education

Commencement begins at 6:45 p.m.

5:45 p.m. graduates arrive and doors open to the public

  • American Sign Language and Deaf Studies
  • Career and Technical Studies
  • Child Development
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • Educational Technology
  • Gender Equity
  • Language and Literacy
  • Multicultural Education
  • School Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Teaching Credentials
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Workforce Development Advocacy