Frequently Asked Questions

Cultural recognition celebrations

Please see the general FAQs for all DIRC Cultural Recognition Celebrations. Please also visit the specific website of the ceremony you are attending for more specific information.

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How much do the ceremonies cost for graduates and guests to attend?

There is no cost to attend any of the DIRC cultural recognition celebrations for graduate or guests. Graduates who attend the ceremony will receive a free stole or cord to go along with their graduation regalia.

Can I purchase the stole or cord and not attend the ceremony?

No, stoles or cords are not available for purchase at this time.

Who is eligible to participate in the recognition celebrations?

Students who graduated or are graduating in any of the following semesters are eligible to participate in the DIRC cultural recognition celebrations: Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022. Registration is open from March 28th, 2022- April 22nd, 2022. Once all spots are filled, students will be placed on a waitlist and notified by April 29th, 2022 if they are moved to the registrant list.

Are guests permitted to attend the DIRC recognition celebrations?

Yes, guests are welcome to attend the DIRC recognition celebrations. Please see the specific website of the ceremony you are interested in for details.

Where can I park for the ceremonies?

Parking permits are not required on campus during the weekends when the ceremonies are taking place. Please see the specific website of the ceremony you are attending for location of ceremony and the location of the nearest parking structure. Please visit Parking and Transportation ServicesOpens in new window for more information.

What is the attire for graduates?

Each ceremony has a different attire requirement, please visit the specific website of the ceremony you are attending for details.

I am a Masters or Doctoral graduating student; will I be hooded at the cultural recognition ceremonies?

Each ceremony is handling hooding differently, please visit the specific website of the ceremony you are attending for details.

What COVID precautions are being taken at the cultural recognition celebrations?

We are following the State of California and University requirements for events during the Covid-19 pandemic. The organizing committee will communicate any required precautions with graduates and their guests as needed. Please visit CSUF COVID-19 Information & ResourcesOpens in new window for more information.

I have addition questions, who should I contact?

Please contant the resource center that is hosting the celebration you have questions about:

Pan-Afrikan Recognition Celebration
Hosted by the African American Resource Center
aarc@fullerton.edu | 657-278-3230

Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Recognition Celebration
Hosted by the Asian Pacific American Resource Center
aparc@fullerton.edu | 657-278-3742

Nuestra Graduación
Hosted by the Latinx Community Resource Center
lcrc@fullerton.edu | 657-278-2537

Lavender Recognition Celebration
Hosted by the LGBT Queer Resource Center
lgbtq@fullerton.edu | 657-278-4218

Undocu Recognition Celebration
Hosted by the Titan Dreamers Resource Center
tdrc@fullerton.edu | 657-278-3234

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