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Event Information
Important Deadlines
Graduate Registration
Regalia Information

Event Information

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2023
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.

Important Deadlines


TBD Last day to purchase custom regalia to ensure delivery before Commencement (optional and available for doctoral graduates only)
Apr 15 Last day to purchase regalia to ensure delivery before Commencement
TBD Last day to submit your initial Commencement Registration Form
TBD Last day to submit Petition to Participate in Commencement (for expected Summer 2023 graduates only)
TBD Last day to request accommodations (e.g. captioning or ASL interpreter) for conferral ceremony and reception
TBD 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) will be sent an email containing information and a link to register for the ceremony.

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

Graduates: Commencement registration information is 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 commencement@cgu.edu.

Regalia Information


Regalia Rental: More information to come.

Regalia Purchase: Doctoral graduates who wish to purchase their full regalia, may do so through Herff Jones at www.academicregalia.herffjones.com. 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: disabilityservcies@cgu.edu. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Office of Disability Services at disability.services@cgu.edu