Friday, May 10, 2024

Commencement 2024 FAQ

Grad cap icon  Commencement Information for Students

Find everything you need to know about your Commencement ceremony — when to arrive, where to line up, and much more.

Details will be posted here after the Commencement Information meeting.

Commencement Day Information

Interpreter Services

Interpreter Services will be provided for the Commencement Ceremonies. Headsets will be available for check-out in front of Lundring Event Center, just across from William Rolland Stadium.

Campus Store Hours

The Campus Store will we open from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm on Commencement Day to purchase Cal Lutheran apparel and other gifts. There will also be a Campus Store pop-up in University Plaza.

Flower Bouquets and Leis

Orchid Leis and Flower Bouquets will be available in University Plaza near the Kingsman and Regals Gates, as well as, at the Luther Gate for both Commencement Ceremonies. Use this link order online ahead of time:

Campus Dining on Commencement Day
  • Starbucks (7:00 am - 5:00 pm)
  • The Habit (11:00 am - 6:00 pm)
  • The Commons (Breakfast: 7:30 am - 10:30 am, Lunch: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Dinner: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
  • Breakfast Burritos by Sodexo, University Plaza (7:00 am - 10:00 am)
  • Chicken Burritos by Sodexo, University Plaza (11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Accessibility Reserved Parking and Shuttle Service

The Accessibility and Reserved Parking, Drop-off, and Pick-up will be located at Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center in Lot H. Wheelchairs will be available for those needing additional assistance. There will also be an Accessibility Shuttle bus that will be available from 7:00am-11am, and 11:30am-5:00pm. This bus will provide round-trip service, and will be available to take those with special needs from the Pederson Administration Parking Lot I, to the Gilbert Sports & Fitness Center parking Lot H. The accessibility shuttle is marked by red arrows on the Commencement Map.

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