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Commencement Contact Information

Contact the Commencement Office

CSUSM Commencement Office

The Commencement Office is here to answer any and all commencement ceremony questions for students and guests. Please note that email communications may be best during the week of commencement due to our staff setting up for the ceremonies.

Location: Cougar Central
Office Hours: M-F 8:00-4:00
Email: commencement@csusm.edu (Please include student ID# in email)
Phone: 760-750-DONE (3663)

Due to the campus closure to in-person services, phone lines are not currently being monitored. Please contact us through email and we will respond as quickly as possible. 

Please see the Campus Partners and Vendors listed below; we all work together to make your Commencement Ceremony more memorable! Don't forget to follow us on Social Media (@CSUSMCougarCentral).

Campus Partners


Commencement Vendors

  • The Commencement Group (Flowers, Kukui Nut Leis, Flower Leis, Class T-Shirt)

    The Commencement Group offers orchid leis and modern fresh flower arrangements for graduate gift giving. All Commencement Group flower bouquets are wrapped in elegant, environmentally friendly wrappings, and last at least a week. Orchid leis are offered as a wearable floral alternative that looks great in graduation photos.

    Products are available for pre-order (to be picked-up by the graduate at graduate check-in on commencement day) or for purchase on-site on commencement day. All pre-orders will be available for pickup by the graduate only, located by the Graduate Check-in Tables on the Softball Field. Guests who are placing an order will need to inform their graduate so that they may pick it up at the Commencement Group booth. Delivery is currently not being offered. 

    For pricing and to pre-order, please visit the Commencement Group Website. At this time, The Commencement Group does not offer delivery.

  • diFranco Photography

    diFranco Photography will be present at Commencement. At Commencement, two photographs will be taken of each graduate; one on stage with President Neufeldt, and one off stage with your diploma cover. There are a variety of packages available for purchase; however, there is no obligation to buy. For more information or questions email diFranco Photography or visit the diFranco Photography website.
  • Jostens

    Jostens is a leading provider of graduation products for CSUSM. Please check the Jostens website for exact dates and times when a Jostens representative will be available on campus to answer any questions. For any questions regarding graduation regalia and diploma frames please contact the University Store, for Class Ring and Announcement information please visit the Jostens website (enter name of school: “California State University San Marcos”).

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