Graduation Celebration Events

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Below is a list of planned graduation celebration events that have been shared with the commencement office. These event will not include any awarding of degrees or related rituals that will take place at the official Commencement ceremonies. This is also not a comprehensive list, so please contact your department, student organization or college directly if you do not see an event listed below.

College of Health and Human Sciences

Occupational Therapy

Department Celebration for the MSOT Cohort of 2022
When: Thursday, May 26, 3 - 5:30pm
Where: Morris Dailey Auditorium
Please RSVP to Sara Villarreal

School of Social Work Convocation Ceremony

When: Sunday, May 29, 11am - 1pm
Where: Provident Credit Union Event Center at SJSU
Questions and inquiries can be directed to Graduation Chair, Imani Savage at swgsa.graduationchair@gmail. com

*This event will not include any awarding of degrees or related rituals that will take place at the official SJSU Commencement Ceremonies.

College of Social Sciences

Urban & Regional Planning Department Awards Ceremony

When: Wednesday, May 25, 3pm - 5pm
Where: Morris Dailey Auditorium
Join faculty and special guests as they honor the Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and Summer 2022 graduating students in the Masters of Urban Planning, B.A. Geography, and M.A. Geography programs. Highlights will include a focus on student research, awards for service to the department and profession, remarks from the Department Chair, a keynote speaker, and a student speaker.
Please contact Rick Kos at Richard.Kos@sjsu.edu for more information.

* This event will not include any awarding of degrees or related rituals that will take place at the official CoSS Commencement Ceremony later the same day.

History Department Commencement Reception

When: Wednesday, May 25, 5:30pm - 7pm
Where: Bell Rose Garden
Please contact the History Department at History@sjsu.edu or (408) 924-5500 for more information.

* This event will not include any awarding of degrees or related rituals that will take place at the official CoSS Commencement Ceremony.

Black Grad Celebration

40th Annual Black Grad Celebration (in-person and virtual)
When: Saturday, May 28, 3:00pm - 5:00pm PST
Where: Provident Credit Union Event Center
Immediately following the event there will be a reception for all graduates and guests at the Student Union Patio from 5:00pm - 6:30pm.

For more event details: https://www.sjsu.edu/thebloc/black-graduation/index.php 

Please contact the Black Leadership and Opportunity Center at thebloc@sjsu.edu or (408) 924-5105 for more information.

* This event will not include any awarding of degrees or related rituals that will take place at the official SJSU Commencement Ceremonies.

Chicano Commencement

52nd Annual Chicano Commencement 
When: Saturday, May 28, 11am-1pm 
Where: Provident Credit Union Event Center at SJSU
For more details: https://www.sjsu.edu/chicanxlatinxssc/chicano-commencement.php
Questions and inquiries can be sent to: chicano-commencement@sjsu.edu
* This event will not include any awarding of degrees or related rituals that will take place at the official SJSU Commencement Ceremonies.