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The 2015 CalSouthern Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday, August 8th at the Irvine Barclay Theatre in Irvine, California.

Conveniently located on Campus drive, adjacent to the UCI campus, the Irvine Barclay Theatre is one of California's most imaginative performing arts showcases and will be the perfect location for this auspicious event. California Southern University welcomes graduates and their guests from all over the world to assemble at the Irvine Barclay Theatre at 2:00 pm on August 8, with the Commencement Ceremony taking place in Cheng Hall, renowned for its intimate atmosphere and superb acoustics.

Registration is FREE for graduates and their guests. We welcome you to join us on Saturday, August 8, and be part of this special day. We will have professional photographers and film crews documenting every moment and we will be doing everything we can to ensure that you and your guests enjoy every part of this celebration.

Date: Saturday, August 8
Location: Irvine Barclay Theatre
(949) 854-4646
4242 Campus Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
Parking: The parking structure is at the corner of Campus and West Peltason.
Cost of parking is $10.
Arrivals: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Robing: 1:00 to 1:45 pm
Ceremony: 2:00 to 4:30 pm
Reception: 4:30 to 5:30 pm Refreshments, photo taking, celebrating!

If you have any questions or need assistance with your registration, please contact the Office of the Registrar at 1.800.477.2254 Ext. 4216 or email registrar@calsouthern.edu.

Important Information:

2015 Commencement Ceremony Pictures – Cap and Gown / Family Portraits

2015 Cap and Gown
Jostens, Inc.
Phone: (800) 854-7464
Click here to Order your Cap and Gown Online

2015 Official CalSouthern Diploma Frames
Framing Success
Phone: (800) 297-4723

Dr. Caroll Ryan


Congratulations! You have reached your degree goal and now is the time to celebrate all of your hard work. I would like to extend a warm invitation to you and your family to participate in the 2015 California Southern University Commencement Ceremony. Commencement is a highlight for the University, the learners, and their families and this year we are looking forward to one of our biggest and best celebrations yet.

This year, Commencement will be held on August 8, 2015 at the Barclay Theatre on the UCI Campus in Irvine, California. We welcome all our graduates to join in the celebration. The CalSouthern staff and the faculty are excited to honor you for your accomplishments and achievements.

If you wish to take part in the ceremony, simply click on the 'Register Online' link to complete your registration no later than July 15, 2015. We encourage you to reserve your tickets early since space is limited for the event.

We truly hope you have enjoyed your university experience and that you will look back fondly on your time with CalSouthern.

Best wishes for your future…


Caroll Ryan, PhD