Information for Students

San Francisco State University was proud to celebrate our graduates at our first ever Virtual Commencement Celebration!

Watch the Ceremony

The ceremony features the following speakers:

Renel Brooks-Moon - Announcer, The San Francisco Giants

Lynn Mahoney, Ph.D. - President, San Francisco State University

Timothy P. White, Ph.D. - Chancellor, The California State University

Preyansh Kotecha - President, Associated Students

The Honorable London Breed - Mayor, City and County of San Francisco

Jennifer Summit, Ph.D. - Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, San Francisco State University

Names of our graduates are included in the Digital Program. We look forward to seeing all of our graduates at an in-person ceremony as soon as we are able.

Register to stay connected!

Registration is not required to watch the ceremony, but it will provide fun ways to interact leading up to June 18 and to stay connected after the special day. After registering download the Commencement app by searching for SFSU Commencement in your app store.

Pre-Commencement Checklist

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

Cap & Gown and Graduation Accessories

Celebrate your special day in SF State Regalia

Celebrate our Gator Grads!

Explore our graduation celebration kit. Show us how you are planning to celebrate by using #SFSU2020 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Message from the Bookstore

The SF State Bookstore is still here for you.

Department Celebrations

Many departments host diploma ceremonies and receptions.

Grad Fair

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

Free Alumni Association Membership

The SF State Alumni Association is gifting all new graduates a free membership

Career Development

The mission of Career Services & Leadership Development is to equip our diverse student and alumni populations with modern resources that assist, guide and foster their leadership and their professional and career advancement.