Cleveland State University Commencement

Cleveland State University Commencement

Fall 2018 Commencement

Cleveland State University Spring 2021 Commencement

CSU will hold two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 15, at Progressive Field in downtown Cleveland.

Morning and Afternoon Commencement Ceremonies
The morning commencement ceremony will be held from 9-11:30 a.m. All graduates, faculty and platform party guests must be present by 8 a.m. and remain in the stadium for the duration of the program. The morning ceremony will include the following Colleges:

  • College of Sciences and Health Professions
  • School of Nursing
  • College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
  • CSU President Harlan Sands as commencement speaker

The afternoon commencement ceremony will be held from 1-3:30 p.m. All graduates, faculty and platform party guests must be present by Noon and remain in the stadium for the duration of the program. The afternoon ceremony will include the following Colleges:

  • Washkewicz College of Engineering
  • College of Education & Human Services
  • Monte Ahuja College of Business
  • Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law​​​​​​​
  • Secretary Marcia Fudge as commencement speaker​​​​​​​

 

Two-Ticket Limit​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

We are pleased to be able to celebrate the Class of 2021 with in-person commencement ceremonies. The health and safety of our graduates, their families and friends remains our top priority. Given the need for social distancing and other COVID-19 safety protocols at Progressive Field, each graduate will be limited to two guests. A livestream of the ceremonies will be available for those who cannot attend.

CSU will continue our Covid-19 safety protocols during commencement ceremonies at Progressive Field. This includes mask-wearing, social distancing and following safety protocols outlined by Progressive Field.

For more information:​​​​​​​
-Commencement Important Information
​​​​​​​-Important Updates on Spring Commencement (April 2, 2021)
-Cleveland State University to Host In-person Spring 2021 Commencement at Progressive Field in Downtown Cleveland on May 15 (March 3, 2021)​​​​​​​

 

CLEVELAND STATE ALMA MATER

Near the shores of great Lake Erie, grand for all to view
Proudly stands our Alma Mater noble CSU
Lift your voices, join the chorus 'til our work is through.
Hail to thee our Alma Mater hail, hail all, CSU!

To educate, for future's sake, truth through knowledge is our goal,
Steadfast remains our Alma Mater, whatever the future holds.
Lift your voices, join the chorus 'til our work is through.
Hail to thee our Alma Mater hail, hail all, CSU!