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College of Education & Integrative Studies

Mission Statement

The College of Education and Integrative Studies is a learning community focused on meeting the present and future needs of students in our communities. We educate students to become highly qualified and significant leaders in our society. We are committed to the principles of diversity, ethics and social justice, and life-long learning. Central to our mission are innovative and integrative thinking, reflective practice, collaborative action, and learning by doing.


College of Education and Integrative Studies 
Commencement 2014
Saturday, June 14 at 8:00 pm
University Quad

PARTICIPATE!  This will be a wonderful celebration of all your hard work and the support of your friends and family.

Ceremony Information

  • Graduates and guests should arrive one hour before the ceremony.
  • Stop at the registration table on Mansion Lane and University Drive.
  • You will be given a card to complete with your name, address, and a reliable email address so that proofs of the pictures taken that day can be sent to you within 48 hours of the ceremony. On the reverse of the card, make sure your name is listed as you prefer to have it called. If it is difficult to pronounce please write it phonetically.
  • Hold on to the card – it will be collected as you approach the stage.
  • Graduates will congregate at 7:00 pm on the corner of Mansion Lane and University Drive.
  • Line up by academic program – banners will indicate where you should stand.
  • Faculty members will assist in forming the procession to the graduate seating area.
  • When it is time to approach the stage, graduates will be directed to line up along the aisles. Before reaching the stage, graduates will hand their cards to a reader who will announce the graduate.
  • Graduates will walk across the stage, receive a certificate, and shake hands with their Department Chair, Dean Kelly, and President Ortiz.
  • A professional photographer will capture the moment on film. Proofs will be emailed to you within 48 hours for your consideration.
  • You will exit the stage and return to your seat.
  • At the end of the ceremony, there will be a procession leaving the stage and seating area. Please follow the directions of the ushers.
  • Graduation requirements information can be found at here.

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Commencement parking permits are $5.00 pre-paid and $10.00 if purchased on the day of the ceremony, cash only on the day of the ceremony. Valid Cal Poly Pomona 2013-14 annual permits and 2014 spring quarter permits will be honored during Commencement weekend. Commencement permits can be purchased at the Information Booth or at any pay station located in all lots. Limousines will be required to have a valid Cal Poly Pomona permit and will park at the Lot C meters. Due to the impact on parking during Commencement weekend, we ask you to follow the signs and park in the designated parking areas as directed by the police and parking officers. For planning purposes please allow 30 minutes to exit campus following the ceremony.

Please visit the Parking & Transportation Services website at to view a campus map and locate the preferred parking lots for our ceremony.

Disabled parking is available in Lot C. Please keep in mind that all vehicles displaying a valid disabled parking decal must also have a valid Cal Poly Pomona permit or Commencement parking decal.

For further information, please visit the Commencement website at or contact Parking and Transportation Services at (909) 869-3061.

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Guest seating is behind the graduate seating area. There is no reserved seating.
A convenient area has been set-aside for guests with physical challenges.
Call (909) 869-3333 if you have any questions or require special arrangements.

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Commencement Items

Grad Fair 2014 
April 22 & 23, 2014 
9:00 am – 6:00 pm 
Bronco Bookstore Atrium 

Caps & Gowns ♦ Tassels & Hoods ♦ Announcements Diploma Frames ♦ Class Rings ♦ Flowers ♦ Photographs 

Or visit (909) 869-3274 

Honor Cords - Can be obtained at the Registrar's Office after May 24. 
Leis, Bouquets, and T-shirts will also be available at the ceremony. 
All merchandise will be available through Bronco Bookstore up to the actual commencement ceremony. 

Class Gift 2014 

For information about the class gift or participating on the Class Gift Committee Please contact Dolores Ybarra at (909) 869-4970 or 

Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association 
For information about joining the Alumni Association, please contact Janeth Rodriguez at (909) 869-5406 or visit the website at 

General Information 
University Commencement Hotline: (909) 869-5369 
C.E.I.S. Commencement Coordinators: Marie Robb (909) 869-2305 and Rebecca Briseno (909)869-3567
Bookstore: (909) 869-3274 
Cultural Celebrations: (909) 869-3601 

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Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association

For information about joining the Alumni Association, please contact Janeth Rodriguez at (909) 869-5406 or visit the website at

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Additional Resources

University Commencement Hotline: (909) 869-5369
C.E.I.S. Commencement Coordinators: Marie Robb (909) 869-2305 and Rebecca Briseno (909)869-3567
Bookstore: (909) 869-3274
Cultural Celebrations: (909) 869-3601

University Commencement information. Includes all information on cap & gowns, photographs, parking, etc.

Commencement Streaming Video. Watch Live and archived video streams of Commencement Ceremonies


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