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Spring 2022 Graduates

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Event Information
Important Deadlines
Graduate Registration
Regalia Information

Event Information

Date: Saturday, May 14, 2022
Graduate Check-in: 7:30 am PT (Check-In Tables)
Graduate Line-Up: 8 – 8:30 am PT
Procession: 8:45 am PT
Ceremony: 9:00 am PT
Location: Mudd Quadrangle (southeast corner of Tenth Street and North Dartmouth Avenue) in Claremont

The CGU ceremony will be simulcast in Albrecht Auditorium and livestreamed online. Please see the main CGU Commencement webpage for additional information when available.

Guests & Tickets

In order to comply with capacity protocols, graduates participating in the ceremony may invite up to 5 guests. In April, registered participants will receive instructions about how to obtain tickets for their guests. Tickets will be collected at the time of entrance to the event.

Important Deadlines


11 March Last day to purchase regalia to ensure delivery before Commencement (optional and available for doctoral graduates only)
17 March Last day to rent regalia to ensure delivery before Commencement and avoid expedited shipping or late fees
17 March Last day to submit your initial Commencement Registration Form
11 April Last day to submit Petition to Participate in Commencement (for expected Summer 2022 graduates only)
16 April Last day to request accommodations (e.g. captioning or ASL interpreter) for conferral ceremony and reception
18 April Last day for graduate names to be included in the Commencement program

Graduate Registration

Registration is required in order to participate in the Commencement ceremony.

All eligible graduates (see Commencement Participation Policy) have been sent an email containing information and a link to register for the ceremony. Due to the cancellation of in-person commencement ceremonies in 2020 and 2021, graduates of the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years are also eligible to participate in the 2022 ceremony and have received registration information via email (see below for distribution information).

Current students: Commencement registration information was sent to the student’s CGU email address.

Graduates: Commencement registration information was sent to the graduate’s “Home” email address listed in their PeopleSoft record. If a “Home” email address was not listed, then information was sent to the “Other” email address, and if neither of these email types existed in a graduate’s record, the information was sent to their CGU email address.

If you have access to the email address listed above and you do not see the email from the CGU Commencement Committee, please check your “junk” or “spam” email folder. If you are still unable to find the email, please send an alternate email address to the Commencement Committee at

Regalia Information

Regalia orders placed through Huntley are ready for pick-up! Please visit the Huntley Bookstore to pick up your regalia. For questions, please call (909) 607-1502.

Regalia Rental: Master’s and doctoral graduates may rent their regalia through Huntley Bookstore. Please visit to view prices and place a rental order. If the option to order online is not available, please call Huntley Bookstore directly at 909-607-1503. The deadline to rent doctoral or masters regalia without incurring additional shipping and/or late fees is March 17, 2022.

Regalia Purchase: Doctoral graduates who wish to purchase their full regalia, may do so through Herff Jones at The deadline to purchase regalia is March 11, 2022 to ensure delivery before commencement.

Hoods: Doctoral and MFA graduates participating in the in-person ceremony do not need to order a hood. In recognition of these degrees being the highest degree granted in the discipline, these candidates will not wear a hood to the ceremony, but will be given a hood and be hooded as part of the ceremony.


If you require accommodations such as captioning or an ASL interpreter, please email: If you have any questions or comments, please contact Office of Disability Services at