General Information

Registration for the Class of 2025 Commencement ceremonies is currently unavailable. Registration for the Class of 2025 ceremonies opens in Spring 2025. The Class of 2025 includes graduates from fall 2024, spring 2025 and summer 2025. To best prepare for registration, please submit an application for graduation prior to spring Commencement registration. Inquire about an application's status by contacting Enrollment Services at (209) 667-3264.

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. Registration for the Class of 2025 Commencement ceremonies is currently unavailable. Registration for the Class of 2025 ceremonies opens in spring 2025.

 

Class of 2025

  • Fall 2024
  • Spring 2025
  • Summer 2025

 

Students in terms outside of the Class of 2025 can submit a Request to Participate Form. The Request to Participate Form will open in spring 2025. 

 All eligible participating graduates are required to register for their ceremony on WarriorLife. Registration for the Class of 2025 Commencement ceremonies is currently unavailable. Registration for the Class of 2025 ceremonies opens in spring 2025.

Graduates who submit an application for graduation past the deadline will not be able to register for Commencement. Registration for the Class of 2025 Commencement ceremonies is currently unavailable. Registration for the Class of 2025 ceremonies opens in spring 2025.

Graduation

  • Students apply for graduation to have their degree conferred by the University.
  • Students must submit a graduation application as soon they are eligible.

Commencement

  • Commencement is a ceremony that celebrates the degree conferral.
  • Participating in a Commencement ceremony is NOT required for your degree to be conferred.

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.

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

Graduates will be assigned to a ceremony based on their most recent degree earning.

Updated: June 10, 2024