Spring 2020 Virtual Commencement


General Information

CSU held its first-ever virtual commencement for our Spring 2020 graduates at 1 p.m. ET, Saturday, May 30 with a commencement address by Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted.

Degrees were conferred on May 8, as originally scheduled. All 2020 graduates who wish to "walk" and receive recognition will be able to do so at the earliest in-person commencement we can organize. 



In order to be eligible to participate in the Spring Commencement Ceremony you must have completed all degree requirements during the Spring 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. The Office of the University Registrar will notify you by email if you are eligible to graduate with honors.

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



Academic Regalia is available to purchase through the Viking Outfitters website.  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 weeks following Virtual Commencement.

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.