Schedule of Spring 2019 Commencement Ceremonies

Wednesday, May 22 | Event Center at SJSU

9:30 a.m. College of Science

2:00 p.m. College of Humanities and the Arts

7:00 p.m. Connie L. Lurie College of Education


Thursday, May 23 | Avaya Stadium

10:00 a.m. Lucas College and Graduate School of Business

3:30 p.m. College of Health and Human Sciences


Friday, May 24 | Avaya Stadium

10:00 a.m. College of Social Sciences

3:30 p.m. Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering



In early March, eligible Spring and Summer 2019 graduates will be notified to complete the Intent to Participate form. Completing the Intent to Participate form will allow students to receive access to guest tickets and other information about their ceremony.  

Guest tickets

Graduates will receive access to Marching Order to claim guest tickets in early April. Each graduate will receive an initial allocation of tickets for their ceremony. Students will be notified via e-mail from Marching Order in May if they are eligible to claim additional tickets. 

Commencement decorum

The conferring of degrees signifies long, hard work on the part of everyone involved including students, faculty members, administrators, parents, spouses, and other family members. Because of this, all attending parties are expected to maintain decorum consistent with the occasion.

Graduates are expected to return to their seats after the on-stage presentation and remain seated for the duration of the ceremony.

Appropriate regaila is required to participate at commencement and is available through the Spartan Bookstore and online. Access regalia and announcements online.



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