Black Graduation Celebration

Event Information

When Postponed. Date and time TBD.
Location Walter Pyramid
Parking Map
Cost to Participate

$45 Registration fee and $5 per additional Guest Ticket

You must complete the online registration all at once in order for your registration to be submitted. All payments are final. There are no refunds.

Two payment options:

  • Submit online payment with a major credit card/debit card or electronic check (e-Check) by Postponed. Date and time TBD..

    *Note: Credit and/or Debit Card payments will incur a 2.75% service fee that will be added to the purchase total. This charge is assessed by CASHNet, Inc. and is paid directly to CASHNet, Inc. Service fee charges are non-refundable. E-Check payments are free of charge but please make sure your routing and account information is correct. If any returned e-Check payments occur for any reason, you will be charged a $20.00 dishonored e-Check fee per occurrence. Please check with your banking institution if you are not sure about your routing and/or account numbers for e-Check payments before making a payment.

  • Submit your cash or money order payment to the Associated Students Business Office (ASBO: USU-229) and turn in your payment receipt to Student Life and Development (SLD: USU-215) by Postponed. Date and time TBD..

Financial Hardship Scholarship

If you are experiencing financial hardship, please submit a letter expressing your need to by noon on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Scholarships will include waived fees for registration and graduation package. Due to limited availability, submitting a letter does not guarantee a scholarship offer.

Participants Will Receive
  • 3 Complimentary Guest Tickets
  • 10 Celebration Announcements with Envelopes
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Celebration T-shirt
  • Light Refreshments
  • Class Photo
  • Sash:

     CSULB Sash OR

     Traditional Kente OR

     Blue Kente

Extra Tickets

Graduates may purchase extra tickets and the tickets will be available at the Student Life and Development (SLD) Office located in the University Student Union, Room 215. Please note that all pre-purchased tickets must be picked up from the Student Life and Development Office by 5:00 PM Wednesday, May 13, 2020.

Pre-purchased tickets pick-up will not be available on the day of the celebration.

While supplies last, tickets will also be available at the day of the Celebration for $5 each at the Walter Pyramid Box Office starting at 12:30 PM on Saturday, May 16, 2020. Please note that children who will occupy a seat MUST have their own ticket.

ADA Accommodations To request ADA accommodations, please communicate your needs to the Bob Murphy Access Center (BMAC: Student Success Center (SSC), Room 110) at (562) 985-5401.
Student Conduct

Participants are expected to engage in responsible behaviors that reflect well upon the university, to be civil to one another and to others in the campus community, and to contribute positively to student and university life. Therefore, the following behaviors is subject to disciplinary consequences:

  • Participating in an activity that substantially and materially disrupts the normal operations of the University or infringes on the rights of members of the University community.
  • Disorderly, lewd, indecent, or obscene behavior at a University related activity, or directed toward a member of the University community.
  • Use, possession, manufacture, or distribution of illegal drugs or drugrelated paraphernalia, (except as expressly permitted by law and University regulations) or the misuse of legal pharmaceutical drugs.
  • Use, possession, manufacture, or distribution of alcoholic beverages (except as expressly permitted by law and University regulations), or public intoxication while on campus or at a University related activity.
For additional information, please review the CSULB Campus Regulations - PDF.

Clear Bag Policy

CSULB strongly encourages families and students not to bring any types of bag, but the following is permissible.

  • Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12" x 6" x 12" or one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar).
  • Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand (4.5" x 6.5"), with or without a handle or strap can be taken into the stadium with one of the clear plastic bags.
  • An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at designated locations.
For additional information, please review the CSULB Clear Bag Policy.

Deadline Register and pay by Postponed. Date and time TBD.. Registration will be closed upon reaching capacity or deadline. Your space is not guaranteed until payment has been made online or at ASBO and recorded at SLD.
Graduate Check In There will be NO Celebration Rehearsal. All graduates are to check-in at the Walter Pyramid on Saturday, May 16 @ 12:00 PM (noon). All participants are required to wear their CSULB cap and gown.


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