Cleveland State University Commencement

Virtual Commencement


General Information

CSU held our second Virtual Commencement for our Summer and Fall 2020 graduates at 1 p.m. ET, Sunday, December 13. 


In order to be eligible to participate in the Fall Commencement Ceremony you must have completed all degree requirements during the Fall 2020 Semester and be in good academic standing. If you have any questions regarding academic degree requirements, please consult with your academic advisor.

For questions pertaining to the processing of your graduation application materials, including eligibility and degree clearance, please email the Office of the University Registrar at

If you are an undergraduate student and will graduate with a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or higher, you are eligible to graduate with honors and will be awarded an honors medallion. The honors medallion identifies your scholastic distinction. Eligible students will receive their honors medallion when diplomas are mailed in mid-January 2021.

  • 4.00 - 3.80 Summa Cum Laude
  • 3.79 - 3.60 Magna Cum Laude
  • 3.59 - 3.30 Cum Laude

Academic Regalia will be available to purchase through the Viking Outfitters website the week of November 2, 2020.  Contact Viking Outfitters by phone at 216-687-2128 or visit

Diploma Mailing

Following a final audit of your academic record and verification of the successful completion of all degree requirements, your diploma will be mailed to the address on file with the University approximately four to six weeks following Virtual Commencement in mid-January 2021.

Please verify the accuracy of your name and current mailing address through CampusNet, and make necessary address changes online. Your name will be printed on your diploma and in the Commencement program book exactly as it appears in CampusNet.