Chapman students listen to Commencement speaker.

Chapman Commencement

» Commencement Ceremonies and Events

5 Simple Steps to Participate in a Commencement Ceremony

  1. Check with your Academic Advisor to make sure you meet the participation criteria.
  2. Apply for Degree Conferral online via the Student Self Service portal.
  3. In March, RSVP online to participate in the Commencement Ceremony.
  4. In March, Order cap and gown online.
  5. In May, print out your Commencement Boarding Pass, review online line-up instructions in advance, and arrive on time on Commencement Day!

2018 Commencement Schedule at a Glance

Friday, May 18

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Fowler School of Law 

Wilson Field

4- 5 p.m.

School of Pharmacy

Wilson Field

7 - 9 p.m.

Closing Convocation and Degree Conferral

Wilson Field

Saturday, May 19

8 - 9 a.m.

Schmid College of Science and Technology

Wilson Field

10 - 11 a.m.

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Wilson Field

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

College of Performing Arts

Musco Center for the Arts

4 - 5:30 p.m.

Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

Wilson Field

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Attallah College of Educational Studies

Wilson Field

8:30 - 9:45 p.m.

Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

Wilson Field

Sunday, May 20

8 - 9 a.m.

School of Communication 

Wilson Field

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Argyros School of Business and Economics

Wilson Field

Contact Us

For information about Chapman Commencement, please call (714) 997-6740
or contact us via email.

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