EOP Graduation Information

EOP Graduation

EOP usually holds a graduation ceremony in the Fall and another in the Spring. This is in addition to the University's graduation ceremonies.

Do you have close to 90 units or more?
Now is the time to start thinking about graduation! How to apply, deadlines and more are available online.  

The Registrar's Office holds graduation workshops for undergraduate students that are eligible to apply for graduation. 

EOP Spring 2016 Graduation

Tuesday May 24, 2016

4:30-6:30 pm

John Carlos & Tommie Smith Statue Lawn

Register by Friday May 6, 2016


Cap and Gown Raffle

Cap & gown raffle mid- March

Check the EOP bulletin for more details

2016 Keynote Speaker
Judge Robert R. Rigbsy

Judge Rigsby was born in San Francisco, California and raised in Vallejo, California. He received his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. He received his Bachelor of Science degree with distinction from San Jose State University. He was an EOP student.

Judge Rigsby served in the United States Army from 1981 to 2014. From 1987 to 1992, he served on active duty in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps as a prosecutor, defense attorney, administrative law attorney, international law attorney, law of war attorney, legal advisor to the Multinational Force and Observers, and Special Assistant United States Attorney for Tennessee and Kentucky.

On March 4, 2002, Robert R. Rigsby was nominated by President George W. Bush to be an Associate Judge of the District of Columbia Superior Court. The United States Senate unanimously confirmed Judge Rigsby on July 25, 2002.

In 2009, Judge Rigsby made history by becoming the first sitting judge from the District of Columbia and the first military judge in the Army to deploy on a full-time basis to an active theatre of war.

Cap & gown raffle mid- March

There are two awards available to graduating seniors:
Maria DLC Romo Academic Achievement Award 
Outstanding Community Service Award 


EOP Graduates 2013


EOP Graduation Key Note

EOP Convocation Pictures on Facebook
EOP's Convocation Story on SJSU Today 
SJSU's Media Relations posts about EOP Convocation on Facebook


Debra and Student at EOP Convocation

Crystal and Student at EOP Convocation