mybeach May 2023

Published May 4, 2023

May 4, 2023

Jump to events - The finish line is almost here! With only a couple weeks left of the Spring 2023 semester, it's time to reflect on our time at The Beach and look forward to your bright future!

Mybeach is here to keep you connected and motivated with senior-only opportunities and news. This newsletter features our senior profile and includes information on Commencement, Senior Class Giving and highlights upcoming events. Make your final semester(s) count at The Beach!  


myBEACH grad cord

Make an impact on your Senior class during your final semesters at The Beach!

To show our appreciation for your first impactful gift to the university, seniors who make a gift of $49+ will receive an exclusive myBEACH graduation cord.

Learn more and leave your mark with a gift today!


Class of 2023

In under two weeks, we will be celebrating your commencement!

Seats are filling up quickly – claim your twelve tickets today! RSVP and TICKETS have been extended to this Weds, MAY 10. Don't wait until the last minute in case you have issues with redemption. 

  • TUNNEL A (near Gate #6): Undergraduates will check in and line up and process into the stadium from Tunnel A 
  • TUNNEL B (near Gate #1): Master's and doctoral candidates (with the EXCEPTION OF COLLEGE OF THE ARTS students!) will check in, line up and process into the stadium from Tunnel B and cross the postbac platform with their hoods.  
  • *COLLEGE OF THE ARTS master’s and doctoral students will line up at Tunnel A with the undergraduate students and process through Tunnel A.  

Please check your specific ceremonies for tunnel details especially for master’s and doctoral candidates: Ceremony Schedules 

ASL Interpreting and closed captioning will be provided at all in-person commencement ceremonies, available live at the stadium and via the MLB app.  Please complete the Bob Murphy Access Center Event Request Form for disability-related accommodation.

Please read our Commencement FAQs which answers most questions and check out What to Expect page for details on your ceremony day!  

View the full schedule of ceremonies


ASI Big Event

ASI Big Event

ASI's Big Event is here! This year, we're excited to announce that T-Pain will be headlining the concert at the Walter Pyramid on May 5. Get ready to dance the night away to his biggest hits, like “Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin’),” “Bartender (Akon),” and “I’m Sprung,” and experience an unforgettable show that you won't want to miss. Doors open at 6 p.m., so grab your friends and get ready to enjoy an incredible night of live music and fun.

Visit for event and ticket information. Don't wait - get your tickets now! 

Beach Grad Family & Friends Day

Beach Grad Family and Friends Day

Saturday, May 13, 10-4 pm

Bring everyone out to campus to enjoy all the fun activities during Beach Grad Family & Friends Day.

Visit the famous Shark, Marine and Mammal labs, take photos at our iconic campus spots, and pick up last-minute Commencement gear at the Bookstore!

Visit the Commencement page for more details and times.

Upcoming 49er Industry Chats

Kaitlyn Pittman Industry Chat

How I Landed a Marketing Career with a Health Care Major 
Friday, May 5, 1 - 1:45 pm
Kaitlyn Pittman ‘18 Influencer Marketing Manager, Fresh N Lean


Sara Wong Industry Chat

Marketing Through Technology and Generational Change 
Monday, May 8, 2 - 2:45 pm
Sara Wong ‘05 Digital Strategist, Innocean USA

Upcoming 49er Industry Chats

Lee Orquiola 49er Industry Chat

How to Become a Prosecutor
Thursday, May 11, 12 - 12:45 pm
Lee Orquiola ‘01 Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office 


Alumni Learning Consortium Free Webinars

The Umbrella Effect: A Family-Level Approach to a Calmer, Happier, and More Connected Household
Tuesday, May 9, 9 am
Dr. Jen Forristal, Author and Award -Winning Child Mental Health Advocate

Transforming Mental Health Stigma Into Mental Wellness Superpowers
Tuesday, May 16, 9 am
Mike Veny, Author and Award-Winning Mental Health Speaker

View past webinars on-demand

The Beach Nexus platform will connect you with CSULB alumni who have been in your shoes. Make valuable connections and get the support you need to navigate the path from student to successful professional.

Beach Nexus

When you join as a student, you will be able to:

  * Expand your network

  * Connect with alumni in your industry of interest                                          

  * Establish short-term or long-term mentorships

 * Search for jobs and opportunities on our job board

* Explore different career paths for your degree

  * Strengthen your professionalism and boost your confidence

Join Beach Nexus

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