Frequently Asked Questions
Graduation is the completion of all degree requirements. Commencement is the ceremony that celebrates the completion of a degree. Graduation questions? Visit: https://records.fullerton.edu/academics/graduation.php
Contact the Graduation Unit, https://records.fullerton.edu/graduation/
Contact a Graduation Specialist, https://www.fullerton.edu/ssc/success_programs/student_success_teams.php
Although classes end in December, your degree is conferred in 2023 which makes you a member of the Class of 2023! All grads are invited to participate in the May 2023 ceremonies. Continue to check your csu.fullerton.edu email, CSUF social media channels, and the website, https://www.fullerton.edu/commencement/ for important info and updates.
Commencement is held on campus in Titan Stadium and on the Intramural Field. The location of your ceremony is based on your area of study. Check the schedule and determine what day, time and location your ceremony will be.
You will register through your student portal with MarchingOrder. Registration is
open from April 1, 2023 through April 25,2023.
Click here for detailed instructions on how to register for Commencement: https://csuf.screenstepslive.com/s/peoplesoft/m/70025/l/1515484-registering-for-commencement
Each graduate will be given 8 guest tickets. Additional tickets will not be available for purchase or distribution.
Basic regalia (cap, gown, and tassel) is required. CSUF is introducing custom regalia this year! Regalia, as well as many other Commencement related items, can be purchased at Titan Shops beginning in March, even for Fall 2022 grads.
Please visit: https://extension.fullerton.edu/international/letters-forms.aspx
Go to Letter Requesting System and click on "inviting family to visit the US pdf” in the note section
Please follow the instructions indicated. Note: You will prepare you own invitation letter using their suggested template as a guide.
Food and beverage will be available for purchase at the Titan Student Union Food Court and Starbucks, Humanities Plaza, Tuffy Lawn, Pollak Library Starbucks, Titan Stadium Concessions, and North Lawn (Commencement Main site).
Titan Student Union Restaurants and Hours:
- Starbucks - Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- Pieology - Monday-Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Thursday-Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- Togo's - Monday-Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Thursday-Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- Juice It Up! - Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Humanities Plaza Hours:
- Juice It Up! - Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Aloha Java Located Between Humanities Plaza and University Hall Hours:
- Aloha Java - Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Pollak Library Starbucks Hours:
- Monday-Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Thursday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Titan Stadium Concessions: Open one hour before ceremony.
Water Stations - Located on Main Commencement Lawn. Open one hour before ceremony.
Food Trucks - Located in front of Tuffy Lawn. Open one hour before ceremony.
For more Campus Dining information, visit www.csuffood.com