Graduate information

A gold banner with the SJSU seal and the words Commencement sits over a vibrant blue background with teal ribbons of dots and shadows of palm trees.

Congratulations Class of 2024!

San José State University is excited to host in-person commencement ceremonies at the end of each Fall and Spring semesters.

*Summer Graduates will have the option to attend either the Spring Ceremony before their final summer semester or the Fall Ceremony after their final summer semester.

Steps to Commencement

Commencement Ceremony Schedule

Doors to the venue will open 1 hour before each ceremony start time. Ceremonies may last up to 2 hours depending on the number of students attending. Each ceremony will be live streamed.

Students should arrive no later than 30 minutes before their ceremony start time and follow the instructions of the event staff to get checked in and seated inside of the venue before the ceremony start time. SJSU does not host rehearsals for students.

Alumni Association

Continue to network with and receive valuable educational programs from SJSU as an Alumni Association member.

SJSU Career Center

Available FOR FREE for one(1) year after your graduation to help you transition to life after college and discover the path to lifelong career success. You’ll find resources to help you explore majors and careers, engagement with employers, and launch a successful career.

Share Your Graduation Experience

Submit your SJSU story for a chance to be highlighted on the SJSU website or Social Media channels. You may also post to your Instagram and use the hashtags #SJSU24 #SpartanLife and #YesSJSU so we can share in the celebration!

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