Grad Events

CSULB is thrilled to share a number of upcoming events for this year's graduates!

Upcoming Events

March 11-14: 10am-7pm at the University Bookstore

  • Purchase caps and gowns
  • Senior Portraits 
  • Order Custom Graduation Sashes
  • $20 off Diploma Frames
  • Big discounts on Class Rings
  • $5 off an alumni or grad clothing item
  • Sign up for CSULB Alumni Beach Nexus
  • Commencement Information
  • Enter to win fabulous prizes!

For more information, call 562-985-5093 or email

Come together with other grads for a pre-commencement celebration! There will be two times to best accommodate students' schedules:

April 16, Tuesday: 12 - 2 PM RSVP FULL but walk-ins on open availability basis.

April 17, Wednesday: 6 - 8 PM RSVP FULL but walk-ins on open availability basis.

  • Pizza generously donated by local Domino's franchise owner, Tony Manos
  • Cap (Mortarboard) decorating
    • Bring your cap or purchase on-site from the Bookstore pop up at the event
    • Decorating templates & art supplies provided by Commencement
  • University Bookstore - Grad Central
    • Commencement accessories available for purchase
    • Regalia (Caps and Gowns as supplies last)
    • Alumni gear
  • Beach Print Shop for your commencement printed accessories: 
    • Custom posters, banners, grad announcements, and stickers
    • Copying and printing
  • CSULB Alumni-Beach Alumni for Life!
  • Career Development Center
    • Get information on recent graduate career events.
    • Tips to make your resume and cover letter stand out.
    • Learn to use CareerLINK to find positions with employers who want to hire from the Beach!
  • How to become a Green Grad!
  • The Commencement Group
    • Raffling floral and commencement t-shirt coupons!
    • Pre-order fresh orchid leis, bouquets, and apparel for pick up at the ceremony HERE!

Celebrate Your Graduation at CSULB's Beach Grad Day!

Join CSULB for a fun-filled exploration and discovery day on campus! It's a perfect opportunity for graduates to show off their alma mater to their families and friends.

Explore at Your Own Pace:

Beach Grad Day is a self-guided adventure. Pick up a free Campus Icon map at the Bookstore to navigate all the exciting activities and hidden gems CSULB has to offer.

Special Beach Grad Day Openings:

Many campus departments and locations will be opening their doors especially for our graduating class. It's a great chance for families and friends to get a taste of our unique resources.

  • FREE PARKING in these lots ONLY:
    • E1, E2, E10, E11, G1 and G3
  • Start your tour and day at the University Bookstore:
    • Pick up a complimentary Campus Icon map of the notable locations on campus to take photos with your family and friends at CSULB's 'famous' spots!
    • Discounts!
    • Pick up last-minute celebration gear and accessories!
  • Visit the Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum, open from 10 AM to 2 PM:
    • Part 2 of the student art exhibition Insights
    • Enjoy lawn games and light refreshments!
  • Stop by the world-famous Shark Lab, Marine Lab, and the Mammals Lab in the Hall of Science in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics between 10 AM to 2 PM!
  • Check out the Science Learning Center open from 10 AM to 2 PM!