Fall Commencement 2018 Schedule and Events

Ceremony Schedule

Saturday, December 15 | Cal Poly Recreation Center Main Gym (Bldg. 43)

9 a.m. | College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and College of Science and Mathematics 

1 p.m. | Orfalea College of Business and College of Liberal Arts

4 p.m. | College of Architecture and Environmental Design and College of Engineering

Immediately following each ceremony, participants and guests are invited to attend a reception in the Julian A. McPhee University Union Plaza (Bldg 65).

View past Fall Commencement ceremony videos.


Commencement Kickoff

Your One-Stop Shop for Fall Commencement 2018!

Thursday, November 1, 2018

10 a.m. - 6 p.m. | University Store

Commencement Kickoff provides students who are eligible to participate in Fall Commencement 2018 the opportunity to acquire all their needs for the big day in one convenient place. Designed as a “one-stop shop,” students can purchase:

The following resources will also be available at Commencement Kickoff. Be sure to stop by each table to check everything off your list:

  • Commencement Office: Meet the Commencement Office staff, enjoy free food and win exclusive prizes!
  • Ticket Office: Speak to representatives of the Ticket Office about any questions or concerns you have about your ceremony tickets.
  • Alumni Association: Learn about your Cal Poly Alumni Association membership.
  • Career Services: Explore the many career resources and services available to Cal Poly alumni.
  • Senior Gift Campaign: Learn about the Senior Gift campaign, a fundraising effort led by current Cal Poly seniors benefiting the health, happiness and well-being of Cal Poly Students.

Commencement Info Booths

Stop by Dexter Lawn this November to meet the Commencement Office staff, ask questions, enjoy free food and win prizes!

Thursday, Nov. 8 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Dexter Lawn
Thursday, Nov. 15 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Dexter Lawn

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