Congratulations, Class of 2019!

  • CSUN president shakes graduate's hand

    CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison shook hands students as they walked the stage in the 2019 CSUN Commencement Ceremonies. Photo by Lee Choo

  • A female graduate raises her arms triumphantly on a sunny day at a CSUN ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Two female students smile and hold up their Commencement 2019 programs.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Two females in a sea of seated CSUN graduates lean together for a selfie.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • A female student in a sea of seated graduates waves to loved ones.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • A row of CSUN graduates gives the peace sign.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • A line of CSUN graduates shakes hands with another line of CSUN graduates.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • A happy CSUN graduate is greeted by another man at CSUN commencement.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • A female student hoists her diploma in the air.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • A female kinesiology student carries her diploma at CSUN commencement.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • A CSUN graduate proudly displays her diploma as she crosses an aisle at CSUN commencement.

    A newly minted graduate celebrates at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • An aerial view of the Oviatt Lawn, which is packed for CSUN commencement as the sun goes down.

    Family, friends, alumni and other members of the community celebrate the Class of 2019 at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • A female graduate hoists her diploma in the air while a fellow graduate hugs hers close.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Two pairs of CSUN graduates get close for a photo.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Humanities and College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • A line of philosophy students enter CSUN commencement.

    Graduates process to the Oviatt Lawn, at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Humanities and College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • A female student stands tall above seated graduates at commencement.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Humanities and College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • Bhernard Tila stands tall as he is recognized at CSUN commencement.

    CSUN leaders recognize Bhernard Tila, an Outstanding Graduating Senior Award winner, at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Humanities and College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • A CSUN graduate proudly exits the commencement stage with her diploma.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Humanities and College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • A happy male graduate reaches out to shake the hand of CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison.

    President Dianne F. Harrison congratulates a graduate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Humanities and College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • A line of graduates turn their tassels to signal their new status as degree holders.

    Graduates turn their tassels, signaling their new status as bachelor's degree holders, at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Humanities and College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • Three CSUN students hold a cardboard sign that reads #ChooseCSU.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Humanities and College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • The back of a graduate's cap is heavily decorated with flowers and reads

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Humanities and College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • A CSUN student is heavily decorated with flowers around his neck and cap.

    A graduate celebrates at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Humanities and College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • Family members file into the Oviatt Lawn to honor loved ones at CSUN commencement.

    Family members and loved ones celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Humanities and College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison (left) and Interim Provost Stella Theodoulou (right) present Susan Burton, an advocate for incarcerated women and at-risk youth, with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.

    CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison (left) and Interim Provost Stella Theodoulou (right) present Susan Burton, an advocate for incarcerated women and at-risk youth, with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters. Burton accepted the honorary doctorate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Humanities and College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • Honors English graduate Jessica Edwards stands to greet friends at CSUN commencement.

    Honors English graduate Jessica Edwards celebrates at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Humanities and College of Health and Human Development, on May 20, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • Joyous graduates file onto the Oviatt Lawn at CSUN commencement.

    Graduates process to the Oviatt Lawn, at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • CSUN faculty members and administrators process to the platform at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication

    CSUN faculty members and administrators process to the platform at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • William Watkins speaks at a podium at CSUN commencement.

    William Watkins, dean of students and vice president for Student Affairs, welcomes graduates, families, faculty and staff to the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • An overhead shot of the Oviatt Lawn filled for CSUN commencement.

    The Delmar T. Oviatt Library looks its best for the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • A member of the Class of 2019 speaks at a podium at commencement.

    A member of the Class of 2019 welcomes graduates, families, faculty and staff to the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • A female student stands above seated graduates at CSUN commencement.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • Alexandria Smolen stands to be recognized at CSUN commencement.

    CSUN leaders recognize Wolfson Scholar (the university's top undergraduate award) Alexandria Smolen, at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • A line of graduates hold up their diplomas at the 2019 CSUN commencement.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • A CSUN graduate holding his diploma shakes the hand of a seated fellow graduate as he exits the stage at 2019 commencement.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • Three college graduates smile next to each other during a graduation ceremony.

    Rain couldn't dampen graduates' smiles at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Two college graduates share a plastic raincoat to cover themselves from the rain during the 2019 commencement ceremony.

    Rain couldn't dampen graduates' smiles at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Two college graduates are seated at a graduation ceremony and doing a peace sign with their hands.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • College graduate smiles in the middle of a row of seated graduates during a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • College graduates raise their fists and smile during the 2019 CSUN commencement ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • A college graduate smiles and shakes a faculty member's hand on a graduation stage.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • A female college student stands and claps in the middle of seated graduates.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Black graduation cap that says 2019 CSUN on it is seen in the middle of a crowd of seated college graduates.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Smiling college graduate is wearing a red stole that says 'CSUN student athlete' and is holding up a red diploma.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Group of five college graduates hold up their red diplomas and smile.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • group of six college graduates smile and wave during a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, on May 19, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • A crowd of college graduates smile and cheer during a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • A college graduate smiles while surrounded by other graduates during a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Smiling college graduate shakes a faculty member's hand during 2019 CSUN commencement ceremony.

    Faculty members congratulate graduates at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Faculty member congratulates a smiling college graduate.

    Faculty members congratulate graduates at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Smiling college graduate shakes a faculty member's hand during a graduation ceremony.

    Faculty members congratulate graduates at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Smiling college graduate cheers at a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Rows of college graduates turn their tassels during a CSUN 2019 graduation ceremony.

    Graduates turn their tassels, signaling their new status as bachelor's degree holders — at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • College graduates take pictures of themselves with their cellphones during CSUN 2019 commencement ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • group of seven college graduates smile together at a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • university president Dianne F. Harrison gives a speech on a stage at a graduation ceremony.

    President Dianne F. Harrison congratulates the Class of 2019, at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Smiling college graduate is wearing a white stole that says 'CSUN' and arriving to a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates process to the Oviatt Lawn, at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • Smiling college student is wearing a navy blue stole that says 'EOP 50 Years RSP' and arriving to a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates process to the Oviatt Lawn, at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • Three college graduates smile together as they arrive at a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates process to the Oviatt Lawn, at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • Xollege graduates smile and wave as they wait in line to enter a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates process to the Oviatt Lawn, at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • Director Jeremy hamlet stands at a podium on a stage to congratulate college graduates.

    Jeremy Hamlett, longtime director of CSUN's popular Sunny Days Camp, celebrates his new master's degree and congratulates fellow graduates, at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • smiling college graduate is holding a red diploma and a small dog at a graduation ceremony.

    A newly minted graduate and her furry companion (look closely) celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • smiling college graduate is wearing a red stole with money pinned onto it and is holding a red diploma at a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • smiling college graduate holds a red diploma and poses for a camera at a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • group of three smiling college graduates hold up red diplomas and pose for a camera during a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • two smiling college graduates raise their left arm at a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate and show their Matador pride at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • college graduate smiles before taking a seat at a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • group of three smiling college graduates sit and pose together during a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • smiling college graduate is wearing black round sunglasses and arriving at a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates process to the Oviatt Lawn, at the Commencement ceremony for CSUN's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, on May 18, 2019. Photo by Patricia Carrillo.

  • interim provost Stella Theodoulou and university president Dianne F. Harrison congratulate and award a medal and certificate to Wolfson scholar Alexandria Smolen during a graduation ceremony.

    Interim Provost Stella Theodoulou (left) and President Dianne F. Harrison congratulate Wolfson Scholar Alexandria Smolen, at CSUN's Honors Convocation, on May 11, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • dean of student and vice president for student affairs william watkins and university president dianne f. harrison smile and congratulate outstanding graduating senior award winners who are wearing medals and holding yellow envelopes on a stage during a graduation ceremony.

    Dean of Student and Vice President for Student Affairs William Watkins (left) and President Dianne F. Harrison (far right) congratulate Outstanding Graduating Senior Award winners, at CSUN's Honors Convocation, on May 11, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • two university students wearing black robes hand sign the national anthems during a graduation ceremony.

    CSUN students sign the National Anthem, at CSUN's Honors Convocation, on May 11, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • a wide shot a of the crowd and stage at a college graduation ceremony.

    Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • a student wearing a medal points to the crowd at a graduation ceremony.

    Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • close up shot of alumnus robert d. taylor as he gives a speech at a wooden podium that says 'sun' on stage during a graduation ceremony.

    Alumnus Robert D. Taylor addresses the Class of 2019, at CSUN's Honors Convocation, on May 11, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • alumnus robert d. taylor gives a speech at a wooden podium that says 'sun' on stage at a graduation ceremony.

    Alumnus Robert D. Taylor addresses the Class of 2019, at CSUN's Honors Convocation, on May 11, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • dean of student and vice president for student affairs william watkins and university president dianne f. harrison smile and congratulate smiling outstanding graduating senior award winner khari campbell-wright who is wearing a medal and holding a yellow envelope on a stage during a graduation ceremony.

    Dean of Student and Vice President for Student Affairs William Watkins (left) and President Dianne F. Harrison (right) congratulate Outstanding Graduating Senior Award winner Khari Campbell-Wright, at CSUN's Honors Convocation, on May 11, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • dean of college of sciences and mathematics jerry stinner gives a speech at a wooden podium that says 'CSUN' on stage at a graduation ceremony.

    Jerry Stinner, dean of teh College of Science and Mathematics, addresses the Class of 2019, at CSUN's Honors Convocation, on May 11, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • interim provost Stella Theodoulou and university president Dianne F. Harrison smile and congratulate smiling outstanding graduating senior award winner fred fregoso who is wearing a medal and holding a certificate on a stage during a graduation ceremony.

    Interim Provost Stella Theodoulou (left) and President Dianne F. Harrison (right) congratulate Outstanding Graduating Senior Award winner Fred Fregoso, at CSUN's Honors Convocation, on May 11, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • dean of the mike curb college of arts, media, and communication, gives a speech at a wooden podium that says 'csun' on stage at a graduation ceremony.

    Dan Hosken, dean of the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, addresses the Class of 2019, at CSUN's Honors Convocation, on May 11, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • dean of the David Mazarin college of business and economics chandra subramaniam gives a speech at a wooden podium on stage during a graduation ceremony.

    Chandra Subramaniam, dean of the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, addresses the Class of 2019, at CSUN's Honors Convocation, on May 11, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • dean of student and vice president for student affairs william watkins and university president dianne f. harrison smile and congratulate smiling outstanding graduating senior award winner and outgoing associated students president beverly ntagu who is wearing a medal and holding a yellow envelope on a stage during a graduation ceremony.

    Dean of Student and Vice President for Student Affairs William Watkins (left) and President Dianne F. Harrison (right) congratulate Outstanding Graduating Senior Award winner and outgoing Associated Students President Beverly Ntagu, at CSUN's Honors Convocation, on May 11, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • dean of student and vice president for student affairs william watkins and university president dianne f. harrison smile and congratulate smiling outstanding graduating senior award winner bhernard tila who is wearing a medal and holding a yellow envelope on a stage during a graduation ceremony.

    Dean of Student and Vice President for Student Affairs William Watkins (left) and President Dianne F. Harrison (right) congratulate Outstanding Graduating Senior Award winner Bhernard Tila, at CSUN's Honors Convocation, on May 11, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • dean of student and vice president for student affairs william watkins and university president dianne f. harrison smile and congratulate smiling outstanding graduating senior award winner alexis aleman who is wearing a medal and holding a yellow envelope on a stage during a graduation ceremony.

    Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs William Watkins (left) and President Dianne F. Harrison (right) congratulate Outstanding Graduating Senior Award winner Alexis Aleman, at CSUN's Honors Convocation, on May 11, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • university president dianne f. Harrison smiles at a wooden podium on stage during a graduation ceremony speech.

    President Dianne F. Harrison congratulates the Class of 2019, at CSUN's Honors Convocation, on May 11, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • university president dianne f. harrison gives a speech at a wooden podium on stage during a graduation ceremony.

    Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • aerial view of a graduation cap decorated like a circuit board.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement Ceremony for CSUN's College of Engineering and Computer Science, on May 17, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • a smiling college graduate cheers and raises their arm while on a call during a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement Ceremony for CSUN's College of Engineering and Computer Science, and College of Science and Mathematics, on May 17, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • aerial view of a graduation cap decorated with moss and animal figurines.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement Ceremony for CSUN's College of Engineering and Computer Science, and College of Science and Mathematics, on May 17, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • university student holds a microphone and sings on a stage at a graduation ceremony.

    A CSUN student sings the National Anthem, at the Commencement Ceremony for CSUN's College of Engineering and Computer Science, and College of Science and Mathematics, on May 17, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • university president Dianne f. harrison smiles and congratulates a smiling college graduate walking off a stage at a graduation ceremony.

    President Dianne F. Harrison congratulates a graduate at the Commencement Ceremony for CSUN's College of Engineering and Computer Science, and College of Science and Mathematics, on May 17, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • university president dianne f. harrison congratulates college graduates on the stage during a graduation ceremony.

    President Dianne F. Harrison congratulates graduates at the Commencement Ceremony for CSUN's College of Engineering and Computer Science, and College of Science and Mathematics, on May 17, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • A smiling college graduate is holding a red diploma and pointing at the camera on a stage.

    A graduate celebrates at the Commencement Ceremony for CSUN's College of Engineering and Computer Science, and College of Science and Mathematics, on May 17, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

  • Two college graduates are wearing decorated graduation caps and smiling together after a graduation ceremony.

    Graduates celebrate at the Commencement Ceremony for CSUN's College of Engineering and Computer Science, and College of Science and Mathematics, on May 17, 2019. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

A record 11,627 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree candidates were eligible to participate in CSUN’s 2019 commencement ceremonies. To celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating students across every college, seven ceremonies were held on May 17-20, as well as the Honors Convocation on May 11, all taking place on the lawn in front of the iconic Delmar T. Oviatt Library. The celebrations are highlighted in this photo gallery.

During the ceremony for students of the College of Health and Human Development and College of Humanities on the morning of May 20, Susan Burton, an advocate for incarcerated women and at-risk youth and founder of A New Way of Life Reentry Project in South Los Angeles, was awarded an honorary doctorate.
The new CSUN graduates join a network that includes more than 370,000 Matador alumni.

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