Commencement 2022


Cal Poly Pomona’s Commencement ceremonies will take place in the University Quad on May 20, 21 and 22. Seniors applying for spring 2022 or summer 2022 graduation, as well as graduates from summer 2021 and fall 2021 are invited to participate.

Commencement Schedule

To promote a safe environment, the university will hold 12 ceremonies over three days, Friday through Sunday. The four larger colleges — Business Administration, CLASS, Engineering, Science — will each hold two ceremonies. All ceremonies will be about 90 minutes long.

Female student poses with her family

Friday, May 20, 2022

8:00 a.m., College of Education and Integrative Studies
11:30 a.m., The Collins College of Hospitality Management 
3:00 p.m., Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture 
6:30 p.m., College of Environmental Design 
Three college of business graduates during the drive in commencement ceremonies

Saturday, May 21, 2022

8:00 a.m., College of Business Administration #1 
11:30 a.m., College of Business Administration #2 
3:00 p.m., College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences #1 
6:30 p.m., College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences #2 
A group of college of science graduates celebrate during the 2018 commencement ceremonies

Sunday, May 22, 2022

8:00 a.m., College of Engineering #1 
11:30 a.m., College of Engineering #2 
3:00 p.m., College of Science #1 
6:30 p.m., College of Science #2 
Three female graduates jump in celebration during the 2019 commencement ceremonies.

Grad Fair at the Bronco Bookstore

Grad Fair at the Bronco Bookstore will be held in person on March 15 and 16. Online orders are now open. For more information visit the website and follow the bookstore on Instagram.

Watch Commencement Coverage

Watch a live video stream of the 2022 Commencement ceremonies. Links will be available after the event. 

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A group of graduates smile during the 2022 College of Science Commencement Ceremonies.
Male Veteran student smiles and waves during the 2018 engineering graduation

Safer Return Protocols

Cal Poly Pomona is located in Los Angeles County, and our Commencement ceremonies will follow the most current county and state guidelines.

  • Face masks or face coverings are not required for outdoor mega events. Voluntary wearing of masks is recommended (subject to change based on COVID-19 conditions).
  • Proof of vaccination will not be required of attendees. However, we strongly recommend everyone to be up to date with their vaccines (including getting the booster shot), as it is the best way to protect yourself and our community from COVID-19.

Visit Safer Return Website
(updated 3/1/2022) 

Ceremonies will take place at the University Quad.  If you have questions, email