Spring Commencement
Saturday, May 13, 2023 | Redwood Bowl

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Graduate holding diploma at commencement

Saturday, May 13 | Redwood Bowl

On-Campus Ceremony Schedule

9:00 a.m. - College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

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Bachelor's Degrees

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Communication
  • Criminology & Justice Studies
  • Critical Race, Gender & Sexuality Studies
  • Dance Studies (Interdisciplinary Studies)
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film
  • Fine Art
  • French & Francophone Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Journalism
  • Music
  • Native American Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Theatre Arts
  • Theatre, Film & Dance

Master's Degrees

  • Applied Anthropology
  • English
  • Social Science, Environment & Community
  • Sociology

12:00 p.m. - College of Natural Resources & Sciences

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Bachelor's Degrees

  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Resources Engineering
  • Environmental Science & Management
  • Fisheries Biology
  • Forestry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Oceanography
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Rangeland Resource Science
  • Wildlife
  • Zoology

Master's Degrees

  • Biology
  • Environmental Systems
  • Natural Resources

3:00 p.m. - College of Professional Studies

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Bachelor's Degrees

  • Business Administration
  • Child Development (Liberal Studies)
  • Child Development & Family Relationships
  • Economics
  • Elementary Education (Liberal Studies)
  • Kinesiology
  • Leadership Studies (Liberal Studies)
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Recreation Administration
  • Social Work

Master's Degrees

  • Business Administration
  • Education
  • Kinesiology
  • Psychology
  • Social Work


  • Administrative Services Credential (Educational Leadership)
  • Education Specialist Credential (Special Education)
  • Multiple Subject Credential (Elementary Education)
  • Single Subject Credential (Secondary Education)


Regional Commencement Ceremony

Monday, May 15
The Miracle Theater in Inglewood, CA
Time TBD - likely in the afternoon

As a way to help more families and friends celebrate with their graduate, Cal Poly Humboldt will be holding a Spring 2023 Regional Commencement Ceremony on Monday, May 15 at The Miracle Theater in Inglewood, CA in addition to the on-campus ceremonies. Graduates may choose to attend any of the ceremonies—on-campus and/or the regional ceremony. All majors are welcome to participate.

Order Commencement Regalia

A black cap and gown is required for the Commencement ceremony. Caps, rental gowns, tassels, hoods, and more are now available to order on the Cal Poly Humboldt Herff Jones website.

The deadline to order regalia is 8:59 p.m. PST on April 14. Order by March 17 to receive early bird pricing.

If you have any questions regarding regalia orders, please contact the Cal Poly Humboldt Campus Store at (707) 826-3741.

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Commencement Flowers

Leis and other Commencement flowers from Haggerty Designs will be available for purchase. They offer local delivery or pick up options. Pre-sales end May 1. Supplies will be available for purchase day of Commencement in Redwood Bowl until supplies last.

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Pre-register for Photos

GradImages photographers will be on hand to capture official graduation portraits. After each ceremony, students will be sent a link to preview their images, and there is no obligation to purchase photos. Pre-register for Commencement Photos and get 20% off.

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Save the Date for Fall 2023 Commencement
Friday, December 15, 2023