General Information

Graduates will be assigned to a ceremony based on their most recent degree earning. For example, if you earned your Bachelor’s degree in 2021 but most recently earned a Teacher Credential, you will join the Class of 2022 ceremony.

Registration for the Class of 2022 ceremonies closed on April 15 at 5 p.m.

Yes. All eligible graduates were required to register for Commencement on WarriorLife by April 15.

Unfortunately, graduates who submitted their applications past the April 15 deadline will not be able to register for this year's Commencement ceremonies.

  • Fall 2021

  • Spring 2022

  • Summer 2022

Students may graduate with academic honors when both their cumulative grade point average (GPA) and Stanislaus grade point average (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.

Group seating consists of six seats, which cannot be rearranged. Guests are required to remain seated with their graduate for the entirety of the ceremony.

Tickets & Guests

Last day to update guest ticket information is April 27 at 5:00pm

  • Please note, graduates can only register up to 5 guests for ceremonies to adhere to COVID-19 guidance.
  • Ceremonies will be livestreamed for guests who are unable to attend. Links will appear on the website on the days of the ceremonies.

Your name will appear on all of your guest tickets. This is normal. This information is used to group graduates with their guests and used to verify guest information during check-in. All tickets are given a unique QR which is tied to each registered attendee.

Graduates can obtain and print their tickets after they register for their ceremony on WarriorLife.

 

Unfortunately, additional tickets cannot be granted. This year, graduates are allowed to register up to 5 guests due to COVID-19 capacity restrictions.

No,  tickets are non-transferable. Unused tickets cannot be given to another graduate or guest.  Names that appear on tickets must match the information at check-in.

Additionally, all registered attendees are required to remain seated with their graduate for the entirety of the ceremony.

Unfortunately, additional tickets cannot be granted. This year, graduates are allowed to register up to 5 guests due to COVID-19 capacity restrictions.

 

Yes. Children under the age of two are no longer required to be registered as a guest. Children over the age of two will be required to be registered as guests and will count towards your 5 guest limit.

No. Children and infants are not required to show proof of ID at check-in. Only graduates and guests ages 18 years or older will be required to present a valid form of photo ID at check-in.

Please note:  Children under the age of two are no longer required to be registered as a guest. Children over the age of two will be required to be registered as guests and will count towards your 5 guest limit.

Check-In

  • Check-in will be located by the Snider Recital Hall. View map. Build 6A.
  • Graduates: please plan to arrive with your guests to check-in.

Graduates :

 

Guests :

  • Complete the Guest Screening form.
  • Guests ages 18 years or older are required to bring a valid photo ID.
  • Bring your Guest Ticket.

Regalia & Honor cords

Regalia is available for purchase at the University Bookstore inside the University Student Center.

Graduates eligible to receive honors will receive honor cords by mail in the coming weeks using the mailing address listed on your myStanState portal.

  • Honor cord eligibility is verified by Enrollment Services.
  • Cords were mailed on April 6.

 

No further action or purchase is required.

Updated: May 10, 2022