Cleveland State University Commencement

Spring 2023 Commencement Ceremony


Cleveland State University Spring 2023 Commencement 

Spring 2023 Commencement featured two ceremonies for our undergraduates and graduates on Saturday, May 13 at the Wolstein Center and a special Ceremony for Doctoral Graduates on Friday, May 12 at the Waetjen Auditorium. The ceremonies were live-streamed for those unable to attend in person, and can be viewed below.

Commencement Program

View our Spring 2023 Commencement program!

Please note: March 1 was the deadline to apply for graduation, which ensured student names printed in the commencement program. Applications received after March 1 may not appear in the program.

Morning Ceremony

The morning ceremony included the following realigned colleges:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Health


Afternoon Ceremony:

The afternoon ceremony included the following realigned colleges:

  • Monte Ahuja College of Business
  • Washkewicz College of Engineering
  • Levin College of Public Affairs and Education


Ceremony for Doctoral Graduates:

New! This spring we held our first ever ceremony for our doctoral graduates on Friday, May 12 in the Waetjen Auditorium. Graduating doctoral students were hooded during this Friday evening event.



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