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Commencement Information and RSVP

Fall 2016 Commencement

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016

Time: 11:45 AM
Graduates Must Assemble
at 10:45 AM

Sleep Train Arena
Parking: $15

Commencement Day is the most exciting day in the academic year for students, faculty, and staff alike. It's a day to celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates as well as the support their family and friends have given to them.

Program Information:  Your name will appear in the program if the appropriate petition to graduate form has been filed with Admissions and Records.  The deadlines are November 1 of the previous year for Winter ceremonies and May 1 of the previous year for Spring ceremonies.  For information on petitions to graduate, please click on the following link:
All graduates in attendance will have their name read.

Commencement is an alcohol-free event. This venue does not allow alcohol on the premises for this event. For everyone’s safety and to ensure that all participants enjoy this special occasion, we ask that graduates and guests do not bring alcohol onto the property. Being under the influence imposes on others and could preclude your participation in the ceremony. 

Interested in being our student speaker at commencement?

Sacramento State Graduation Tips

Disability Services:
Graduates:Graduates with disabilities who need special accomodations should contact the NSM Dean's Office at (916) 278-4655 and the Office of Services to Students with Disabilities prior to the commencement ceremony.
Guests:Reasonable accomodations will be made for all guests with disabilities.  Prior to commencement please contact the Commencement Office by emailing or by calling (916) 278-4724 for full details.

Frequently asked questions (click here)

Campus Commencement Website


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