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Graduates - congratulations on your achievements, and welcome to the family of Cal Poly alumni. We are so proud of your accomplishments and wish you every success in your endeavors. Your experience and degree from Cal Poly will help to build the future of your dreams.



November 10th8 a.m. - 4 p.m., University Union Plaza

The one-stop shop for graduates' needs. Purchase your academic regalia, personalized graduation announcements, Cal Poly Proud gear and so much more! 


Nov 9 –10 & Dec. 16, Building 52 Room E-29​

For more information, please visit Ultimate Exposures website. 

Alumni Packs

The University Store will be offering a "Alumni 2016 Pack" at 30% off, exclusively at the Commencement Fair. The Alumni pack includes:

  • Cal Poly Alumni Decal
  • Cal Poly Alumni Chrome License Plate Frame
  • Cal Poly Mustangs Nylon Drawstring Pack
  • Cal Poly Souvenir Tassel
  • Cal Poly Graduation Seal


Dec. 12–16, 9 a.m.– 4 p.m., Dec. 17, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., University Store

Students who were unable to attend the Commencement Fair can purchase all their graduation items Commencement Center.


Students with an estimated graduation date of winter, spring or summer quarters are eligible to participate in the June (Spring) commencement ceremony.

Students with an estimated graduation date of fall quarter are eligible to participate in the December (Fall) commencement ceremony.

For more information regarding Commencement Eligibility, please click HERE



Effective Fall 2015, a mandatory commencement fee will be automatically charged to all eligible graduates and all student who have achieved 75% degree completion. The fee will be charged to the student's account. The commencement fee covers the cost of all commencement-related services, resources, events, staffing and all programmatic elements of the commencement experience from beginning to end. Please visit the Student Accounts website for further details on commencement fee and payment schedule at:

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