Commencement 2020

SDSU-IV Graduates

 Commencement has been postponed to December 2020

Commencement Postponement
Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will the postponement affect the conferral of my degree?

 Please note this decision will not affect the timing of degree completion for May and August 2020 graduation candidates.  Degree conferral will be governed by the completion of the academic work for the relevant degree. December 2019 graduates have already received their degree and diploma.

  • With the postponement of commencement from May 2020 to December 2020, will my one-time graduation service fee be refunded?

 No, the fee will not be refunded. The graduation service fee will continue to fund both the rescheduled December 2020 ceremony and the cost of graduate diplomas and evaluations. May and Summer 2020 candidates will receive diplomas by mail approximately 6-8 weeks following the end of their respective semester if all degree requirements have been met. December 2019 graduates have already received their degree and diploma.

  • When will I be able to purchase regalia and receive tickets?

 Information on GradFest, regalia and tickets will be provided as soon as it becomes available.