Class of 2024

Register for Commencement by 5 p.m. Friday, March 29! 


Students graduating in fall 2023, spring 2024, and summer 2024 terms must apply for graduation by March 15, 2024. To participate, students must be from an eligible term, must have applied for graduation by the deadline, and be registered to participate in their assigned ceremony.  Students in terms outside of the Class of 2024 terms can submit a Request to Participate Form located on the Forms webpage.

Commencement registration will be taking place starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, February 28 through 5 p.m. Friday, March 29. Students who submit their graduation application by March 15, 2024 will receive an invitation to register for their ceremony through their student email.  Please allow 1-2 weeks for your application to be processed. Once processed, you will receive an email invitation to register for your Commencement ceremony on WarriorLife.

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Graduate Regalia

Graduate regalia is now available for purchase through the University Bookstore! Online orders will be delivered directly to students. The last day to place an order online is May 2.

Purchase Regalia 


Grad Pack box.

Keepsake Grad Packs

Your Always a Warrior Grad Pack includes the following:

  • Stanislaus State License Plate Frame
  • Stanislaus State Alumni Yard Flag
  • Always a WARRIOR Coaster set
  • Notecards
  • 5x7 Graduation Photo Voucher
  • Commencement Regalia Voucher *

Order Yours Today

Limited quantities available. Items not sold separately.

* Keepsake Grad Pack does NOT include regalia. Regalia can be purchased standalone through the Bookstore or with the Grad Pack. If purchased with the Grad Pack, you will receive a voucher to trade for the regalia through the Bookstore.

Graduate at Commencement

Honors Cords

Graduates eligible for an academic honor cord will receive an email in mid-March with instructions on pick up. Graduates are eligible when both their cumulative grade point average (GPA) and Stanislaus State GPA meet the following:

Cum Laude, 3.40-3.59

  • Graduating with Honor; Awarded gold and red cords.

Magna Cum Laude, 3.60-3.79

  • Graduating with Great Honor; Awarded gold and silver cords.

Summa Cum Laude, 3.80 and +

  • Graduating with the Highest Honor; Awarded gold cords.

 If you have questions about graduate student (masters/doctoral candidates) distinction eligibility, please contact your academic department.

Updated: April 10, 2024