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Fall Commencement - Friday, December 16, 2022

Spring Commencement - Saturday, May 13, 2023

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Fall Commencement is just around the corner!
Friday, December 16, 2022

Plans are underway for the Fall 2022 in-person Commencement events for our summer and fall graduates. The All-College Commencement ceremony will take place on Friday, December 16, 2022 and the ceremony time is not yet finalized.

More information will be sent to graduating students in the coming weeks, so stay tuned for more details. We can’t wait to help celebrate all your accomplishments!

  

Registration

Registration is now open! If you want to walk in the ceremony, you MUST register by Wednesday, Nov. 9. Eligible students will receive a registration email to their humboldt.edu address.

Register Now

Please follow the instructions below to register:

  1. Sign in with your Humboldt username and password at this link
  2. Confirm your name matches how you want it read and displayed in the livestream
  3. Provide a phonetic pronunciation and a recording of your name so it's pronouced correctly
  4. RSVP for the number of guests you anticipate bringing
  5. Let us know of any special accommodations you'll need for your guests
  6. Submit your registration

To change your registration information, you may return to the site by logging in the same way you did previously and then click the “Register Now” button. Changes must be completed by Nov. 9. 

Email grad@humboldt.edu with questions.

Guests

Guest tickets for the Commencement ceremony are no longer required for entry, but students must RSVP the amount of guests you'll be bringing as part of the ceremony registration. Because there is limited seating in Lumberjack Arena, please be as accurate as possible when listing the number of guests. You can change this at any time while the registration period is open by logging in the same way you did previously and clicking the “Register Now” button.

Order Commencement Regalia

A black cap and gown are required to walk in the Commencement ceremony. Caps, rental gowns, tassels, hoods, and more are available to order through the Cal Poly Humboldt Herff Jones website. The deadline to order your regalia is October 21! If you have any questions regarding regalia orders, please contact The Campus Store at (707) 826-3741.

Order Regalia

Regalia & Memorabilia

A black cap and gown are required to walk in the Commencement ceremony. Caps, rental gowns, tassels, hoods, and more are available to order on the Cal Poly Humboldt Herff Jones website. If you have any questions regarding regalia orders, please contact The Campus Store at (707) 826-3741.  

Photos

GradImages photographers will be on hand to capture official graduation portraits. After the ceremony, you’ll be sent a link to preview your images, and there is no obligation to purchase photos.

Watch Commencement

Ceremonies will be livestreamed so that families, friends, and the campus community can watch and celebrate the graduates’ big moments. There will be a link on humboldt.edu the day of the event. A video recording will be available on commencement.humboldt.edu after the ceremony.

Health Requirements

In order to be compliant with the California State University COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate, anyone accessing campus events or facilities who is over the age of 12 must be either fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (including a booster shot) or have tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of coming to the Cal Poly Humboldt campus.

All plans are subject to change based on the status of the pandemic, and additional regulations may be required based on Humboldt County Public Health and University health and safety guidelines. 

Students, staff, faculty, and guests must perform a wellness self-check just prior to coming to campus. If you are feeling ill, have symptoms of COVID-19, or have potentially been exposed to someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, you should not attend the Commencement events. 

Congratulations to the Spring 2022 Graduates!

Commencement Spring 2022 Videos

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