College of Education and Integrative Studies 
Commencement 2017
Friday, June 9, 8 p.m.
University Quad

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 p.m. 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 Coley.
  • 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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Parking permits are not required. 

Disabled guest parking is located in Parking Lot Structure 2 and Camphor Lane.  Please display your Disabled Parking Placard.

Download this printable map (PDF) with Adobe Reader.

Limousine parking must be arranged in advance.  A parking officer will provide parking instructions.  Please notify by June 1, 2017 to request limousine parking.

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 2017
Date & Time TBA
Bronco Bookstore Atrium 

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

Items can also be purchased online from the Bronco Bookstore.

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 2017 

Information about the class gift is TBA. 

General Information 
Commencement Website
C.E.I.S. Commencement Coordinators: Kevin L. Malone (909) 869-2307 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 Andrea DeCoudres at (909) 869-5406 or visit the Alumni Association website.

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Additional Resources

C.E.I.S. Commencement Coordinators: Kevin L. Malone (909) 869-2307 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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