Commencement 2016

CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES! Your Commencement is a special and memorable day.

Oscar-winning film producer and San Francisco State University alum Jonas Rivera ('96) announced as the 2016 Commencement Speaker.

Jonas Rivera stands by a bookcase.

Commencement 2016 will take place on Friday, May 27 at AT&T Park



3 p.m.

Ballpark opens for guests

5:30 p.m.

Procession begins

6:30 p.m.

Ceremony begins -- expected to last 2-3 hours


The ceremony includes the graduating students’ procession, presidential address, student speakers, the awarding of honorary degrees, conferring of degrees and the Commencement address.

Commencement: There's an app for that

To keep you up to date we have created a Commencement app!  Go to your app store and search for SF State Commencement to download.  To view the app on your computer visit