Graduate Student Commencement


Commencement will be held on May 13th, 2023. Students wish to walk in the Spring 2023 Commencement ceremony in May are required to register for the ceremony in advance. You may participate in Commencement if you have received a degree from Cal Poly Humboldt during Summer 2022 or Fall 2022 semesters, or if you have applied for graduation and expect to be awarded your degree at the end of the spring 2023, summer 2023 or fall 2023 semesters. To register for commecement, your Advacement to Candidacy and Graduation form must be completely submitted and approved.

Registration for the Spring 2023 Commencement ceremony opens on March 3rd and closes April 5th. More details regarding the May commencement ceremony are available online at

This Spring Cal Poly Humboldt will also be holding an optional Spring 2023 Regional Commencement Ceremony on Monday, May 15th at the Miracle Theater in Inglewood, CA in addition to the on-campus ceremonies. 

Refer to the Masters Hood Color Guide for information regarding what color hood to wear for the commencement ceremony. 

Visit the commencement website for more information. 

Congratulations to the Class of 2022 Graduates! 
graduate student receiving her diploma
graduate students walking with their diploma covers at commecement
graduate students at commencement  holding a sign reading "Masters of Science Kinesiology"
graduate students at commencement  holding a sign reading "Masters of Arts Psychology"
graduate students in line at commecement waiting to recieve diplomas
graduate students at commencement