Graduate Student Commencement


The Spring 2024 Commencement Ceremony will be held in the Redwood Bowl on Saturday, May 11th, 2024. 

Student registration to participate in Spring 2024 Commencement will be available around March 1st.

A black cap and a black gown are required to participate in the Commencement ceremony. Caps, rental gowns, tassels, hoods, and more were available to order online through Herff Jones. If you have any questions regarding regalia orders, please contact The Campus Store at (707) 826-3741.

The best source for up-to-date information about Commencement, including important information for grads and guests, can be found on the Commencement website at

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






Congratulations to the Class of 2023 Graduates! 
Masters of Science Biology Students sitting together before the Graduaton Ceremony in their gowns.
Two Masters students highfiving after being hooded and recieving their diplomas at graduation
a male student being hooded on stage by the Graduate Dean
Masters Students in a group dressed in graduation gowns with their hoods
Photo of a Woman at graduation showing her diploma and smiling