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DECEMBER 5,2023:

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FEBRUARY 23,2023:

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FEBRUARY 12, 2024

Subject: Commencement 2024 Mark Your Calendars! MAY 19-23 

Greetings Beach Family, 

We are thrilled to update you on this year's Commencement at Angel Stadium, recognizing the Class of 2024.  
College Ceremony Dates & Program Start Times: 

Sunday 5/19: 
·       9:00AM: College of Engineering  
·       3:30PM: College of Education 
Monday 5/20: 
·       9:00AM: College of Business I 

·       1:30PM: College of Business II 
·       6:00PM: College of the Arts 

Tuesday 5/21: 

·       9:00AM: College of Liberal Arts I  
·       3:30PM: College of Liberal Arts II 
Wednesday 5/22: 
·       9:00AM: College of Health & Human Services I  
·       3:30PM: College of Health & Human Services II 
Thursday 5/23: 
·       9:00AM: College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics  

If you have completed your Apply to Graduate process by MARCH 1st, you will see your name in your college’s Graduate Recognition Program and featured on the jumbotron when you cross the stage and have your name announced. 

This is the first of our email series to come, but the commencement website is your best resource and will be updated regularly as details become available. Continue to check the Communications tab in case you MAY have missed any emails or postings on social media. Questions? Please check out our FAQ page

Let us know at if you or a fellow graduate are not receiving commencement communications.  


  • MarchingOrder portal is OPEN to record the pronunciation of your name as a reference for the professional reader and check your preferred name and degree/major. Instructions will be emailed soon.
  • DOWNLOAD THE MLB BALLPARK APP and set up your account with your CSULB email account (if you have one) BEFORE you RSVP.


  • RSVP portal will open soon for your college ceremony. 
  • Students will be able to claim twelve ceremony guest tickets (12) per student– Code will be generated when you RSVP to your ceremony. 

MARCH 1st:

  • LAST DAY to complete the Application to Graduate without a late fee AND
  • For your name to be added to the Graduate Recognition Program for your college.

MARCH 13 – 14: Grad Fair for all your Commencement needs! 
MARCH 25: 

  • RSVP OPENS for Senior Send-Off days (April 16 & 17, 2024).  

APRIL 19th:  

  • MarchingOrder – LAST DAY to record your name pronunciation. *NOTE: Your name will still be recorded by the professional reader regardless if you record your name.

APRIL 16 & 17: Senior Send-Off days at Anna W. Ngai Alumni Center - details on Commencement Grad Events page (to be posted)
MAY 18: Beach Grad Day on campus - details TBD on Commencement Grad Events page (to be posted)
MAY 19 – 23: Commencement at Angel Stadium: ALL PARTICIPATING GRADS pick up your MarchingOrder Grad Passes 90 minutes before your ceremony at Tunnel A grad check-in.


MarchingOrder is an online platform that provides you with your Grad Pass (your ceremony ticket) and allows you to record the pronunciation of your name as a guide for the professional name recorder. You will receive access via an email sent to your CSULB campus email addresses (or personal email address if you do not have a CSULB account).  

Your MarchingOrder Grad Pass will be used as your ticket for entry into the stadium AND most importantly, will be used to trigger your name announcement and grad info display on the jumbotrons as you cross the main stage. GradImages & Pro Pics photographers will be available at the stadium and main stage to capture this momentous occasion.
MLB Ballpark App – Once the RSVP and ticketing portal opens, you will claim guest tickets to your ceremony using the MLB Ballpark app. CREATE an MLB Ballpark account now with your CSULB email address, so when the RSVP & ticketing portal opens you will be ready to claim your guest tickets through the app.  

For more details and information, please visit the Commencement website
Please explore the MLB Ballpark app and check out the stadium seating so you are ready when you redeem your ticket code. Guest Tickets Instructions will be posted once the ceremony RSVP portal opens.

Congratulations Beach Graduates! 

The Commencement Team


FEBRUARY 12, 2024

Subject: CSULB COMMENCEMENT: MarchingOrder Access Instructions


The Commencement Team is excited to share that you have access to the MarchingOrder portal! If you have problems logging into  MarchingOrder, please reach out to If you have NOT APPLIED TO GRADUATE yet, you will not have access until you have done this step. After you've applied to graduate and paid the fee, please email us with your Student ID, FULL NAME, EMAIL ADDRESS, COLLEGE, and MAJOR so we can add you to the system. 
You can check through your SSO account if you have already applied to graduate. We do not have access to that information.

In MarchingOrder, you can provide your correct name pronunciation, which will be recorded by a professional reader, and check for personal information accuracy and your preferred name. 

MarchingOrder: Record your name pronunciation

Login through CSULB SSO (current students)

1) CLICK THIS LINK to SSO and find the MarchingOrder chiclet. If the link does NOT work, please go to your SSO and find the MarchingOrder chiclet.

2) Log in and complete the registration process. 

3) APRIL 19th at 11:59 PM is the deadline to access MarchingOrder and make changes. Don't wait until the last minute to record and verify information as the system may overload and crash.  Your name will still be recorded if you do not submit a recording. 

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The commencement website is your best resource, please review the FAQ page. For questions not found in the FAQs or website, please email