By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– Cal State San Bernardino will celebrate its 15th December commencement on Saturday, Dec. 12, with two commencement ceremonies at CSUSB’s 3,500-seat Coussoulis Arena.
Of the more than 1,500 students eligible to graduate in December, approximately 880 are expected to participate in the ceremonies.
The first ceremony will be at 9 a.m. for CSUSB’s colleges of Natural Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences.
The second ceremony will be at 1 p.m. for the colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, and Education.
Overflow seating will be available in two locations: the Health and Physical Education Building, room 124, and the College of Education Building, room 105, where guests can watch the ceremonies live via television.
This year, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences has the largest number of students (442) registered to participate in the fall ceremony, followed by the College of Business and Public Administration (324), the College of Natural Sciences (273), the College of Arts and Letters (238), and the College of Education (3).
Parking for the ceremonies will be free from 5:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. in lots D, E, F, G, and H. Parking structure East, located off North Campus circle and Education lane, will also be available for free parking.
The December commencement is especially popular with out-of-state and international students who have completed their studies in fall and are likely unable to return for the traditional June graduation, which usually averages about 3,000 graduating students.
The commencement ceremonies will be webcast live at the CSUSB Strategic Communication Live WebCast page at https://advancement.csusb.edu/strategic-communication/campus-services/live-webcast
For more information about the ceremonies, visit the Commencement Web page at http://commencement.csusb.edu/.
Set in the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, CSUSB is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in inland Southern California. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015, CSUSB serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually.
For more information about Cal State San Bernardino, contact the university’s Office of Strategic Communication at (909) 537-5007 and visit news.csusb.edu.