Information for Students

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.

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

Grad Fair

Join your fellow soon-to-be graduates at our 2020 Grad Fair in preparation for Commencement. The SFSU Grad Fair will take place Tuesday, March 3 to Thursday, March 5  from 9 a.m. — 5 p.m. at the SFSU Bookstore in the Cesar Chavez Student Center.