Commencement Weekend Schedule for
2020 and 2021 Graduates
Commencement Weekend 1:
July 30 – August 1, 2021
Friday, July 30
|8:00 a.m.||Argyros School – Undergraduate||2020|
|11:00 a.m.||Argyros School – Undergraduate||2020|
|5:00 p.m.||Fowler School of Law||2020|
|8:00 p.m.||Argyros School – Graduate||2020 & 2021|
Saturday, July 31
|8:00 a.m.||Attallah College||2020|
|11:00 a.m.||School of Communication||2020|
|5:00 p.m.||Crean College – Graduate||2020|
|8:00 p.m.||Crean College – Undergraduate||2020|
Sunday, August 1
|8:00 a.m.||Schmid College & Fowler School of Engineering||2020|
|11:00 a.m.||Wilkinson College||2020|
|5:00 p.m.||College of Performing Arts||2020 & 2021|
|8:00 p.m.||Dodge College – Undergraduate||2020|
Commencement Weekend 2:
August 6 – August 8, 2021
Friday, August 6
|8:00 a.m.||Argyros School – Undergraduate||2021|
|11:00 a.m.||Argyros School – Undergraduate||2021|
|5:00 p.m.||Fowler School of Law||2021|
|8:00 p.m.||School of Pharmacy||2020 & 2021|
Saturday, August 7
|8:00 a.m.||Attallah College||2021|
|11:00 a.m.||School of Communication||2021|
|5:00 p.m.||Crean College – Graduate||2021|
|8:00 p.m.||Crean College – Undergraduate||2021|
Sunday, August 8
|8:00 a.m.||Schmid College & Fowler School of Engineering||2021|
|11:00 a.m.||Wilkinson College||2021|
|5:00 p.m.||Dodge College – Graduate||2020 & 2021|
|8:00 p.m.||Dodge College – Undergraduate||2021|
How to participate in a Commencement Ceremony
Step 1: Apply for Degree Conferral
Step 2: RSVP for a Ceremony
Step 3: Order Cap & Gown
Step 4: Print your Commencement GradPass
Regalia, Honor Cords, Stoles, Announcements and more can be found here.
Family and Guests
We hope you are able to join your graduate as they celebrate this momentous occasion in their academic career. Below you will find some information and resources to help you get the most out of this very special occasion.
Commencement is fast approaching and we look forward to your participation in this very special weekend for the Chapman community, graduating students, their families, and friends. Please take a moment to review important faculty instructions regarding the weekend’s festivities.
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Class of 2021 Career Resources
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Congrats Graduates of 2020 and 2021!
We are both proud of your achievement and excited about the future opportunities your hard work has unlocked. We can’t wait to see you back on campus for Commencement this summer!
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