Information for Students - The University has made the difficult decision to postpone Commencement. We will update this site with new details as soon as they are available.

Message from the President

Message from President Lynn Mahoney

Pre-Commencement Checklist

Are you ready to graduate? Make sure you have completed these necessary steps!

Cap & Gown

Graduating students and degree candidates who wish to participate in Commencement are required to wear SF State-specific academic attire. Academic attire specifically for SF State can be rented from the SF State Bookstore.

Plan Your Visit

Find information about parking, transportation, dining, and more as you build your commencement itinerary.

Grad Fair

Special note from the SF State Bookstore for all who purchased Grad Packs

Disability Resources

Disability and access information for Commencement events

Instructions for Commencement Day

These instructions are important for the day of commencement.

Department Graduation Celebrations

Many departments host diploma ceremonies and receptions following the university-wide commencement ceremony.

Guest Tickets

Learn about our Guest Ticket Policy