Cal State Long Beach expects to confer a school record of more than 10,000 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees for the 2016-17 academic year, school officials announced recently.
Additionally, many of those earning degrees are expected to walk across the stage at Commencement 2017—a total of 11 graduation ceremonies at the campus that began today and continue until Friday.
School officials said that in addition to participating students, upwards of 70,000 family members and friends are expected to visit the university over the four-day period. During each of the ceremonies, CSULB President Jane Close Conoley will speak along with each of the college’s respective deans.
Guests can expect refreshments, music and free parking along with courtesy shuttles. For more information, click here to see our guide to this year’s commencement ceremonies.