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116th Commencement Ceremony


Last updated on Jun 02, 2023

CCA's 116th Commencement Ceremonies (Class of 2023)

Save the Date: Saturday, May 13, 2023

Location: Sydney Goldstein Theater, 275 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

  • Master's Degree Candidates' Ceremony
    • 10:00 a.m. - Doors open for students and guests (tickets are required, no exceptions)
    • 11:00 am - Ceremony begins (expected to conclude at 12:00 p.m.)
  • Bachelor's Degree Candidates' Ceremony
    • 2:00 p.m. - Doors open for students and guests (tickets are required, no exceptions)
    • 3:00 p.m. - Ceremony begins (expected to conclude at 4:30 p.m.)

Vaccination Policy: We will be following Sydney Goldstein Theater guidelines on vaccination mandates.

Sydney Goldstein Theater's COVID protocol follows San Francisco Department of Public Health guidelines and/or requirements of the featured guests. At this time, masks are encouraged but not required. Additionally, we will continue to follow CDC guidelines and local health directives.

Eligible Commencement Students: Students who will complete their academic requirements in fall 2022, spring 2023, and summer 2023 are eligible to participate in this year’s commencement ceremonies. We encourage you to connect with Student Records to ensure you are on the pathway to completing your academic requirements and are eligible to participate in commencement.

As lessons learned from the previous years, the event is subject to change and we will be sure to keep folks updated. Please be on the look out for more information in the upcoming months.

Latest Updates


  • APRIL 29, 2023: If you missed Commencement Ticket Pick Up Days on 4/18 and 4/19 *OR* you asked to be added to the wait list for extra tickets, please check your CCA email for information about Commencement Late & Extra Ticket Pick Up (ONE DAY ONLY!) on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Students who are eligible to receive tickets were emailed instructions on April 28, 2023 – please search your CCA email for messages from and Questions? Please contact
  • MARCH 31, 2023: The COMMENCEMENT TICKET REQUEST deadline has been extended to WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2023 – if you submitted your Commencement Questionnaire, please check your CCA email for your Commencement Ticket Request form. A few Commencement Questionnaires are still being processed – thank you for your patience, and your Ticket Request form will be sent soon. Questions? Please contact
  • MARCH 23, 2023: If you missed the extended deadline, please submit your Commencement Questionnaire immediately. Questions? Please contact
  • MARCH 16, 2023: The Commencement Questionnaire and Student Speaker Nomination deadlines have been extended to Tuesday, March 21, 2023 – learn more!


Graduation Information

For more information about graduation eligibility, please visit Student Handbook: Graduation.

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