Graduate Student Commencement


Students wanting to walk in the Commencement ceremony in May are required to register in advance. You may participate in Commencement if you received a degree from Humboldt State during the past summer or fall semesters, or if you have applied for graduation and expect to be awarded your degree at the end of the spring, summer or fall semesters. Details regarding the May commencement ceremony are available online at Refer to the Masters Hood Color Guide for information regarding what color hood to wear for the commencement ceremony. 

Celebrating the Classes of 2020 & 2021

Humboldt State University was able to hold a series of  limited in-person Commencement ceremonies in Redwood Bowl on Friday and Saturday, May 14 and 15. To view these recordings, visit

graduate in sunflower mask, graduation robes, and a first generation sash
graduate in graduation robes holding a camera to their face
professor in graduation attire
student walking in graduation robes holding diploma cover
shot of the redwood bowl set up for commencement
professor in graduation attire leading a group of students onto the field