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.

Dale E. Fowler School of Law 

Wilson Field



4- 6 p.m.

School of Pharmacy

Wilson Field



7 - 9 p.m.

Closing Convocation and President's Toast 

Wilson Field and Aitken Arts Plaza



Saturday, May 19

8 - 10 a.m.

George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics 

Wilson Field



11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

School of Communication

Attallah College of Educational Studies

Wilson Field



1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

College of Performing Arts

Wilson Field



4 - 5:30 p.m.

Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

Wilson Field



6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

Schmid College of Science and Technology

Wilson Field



Contact Us

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

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