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Cord and Stole Distribution

Honor Cord Pick-up: April 28th and 29th 

Graduates who have earned Academic Honors have been emailed cord pick-up information. 

If you cannot pick-up your honor cord at your scheduled time and need to send someone on your behalf, complete this form.

If you think you earned honors and were not notified, please review the honors criteria.

Stole & Grad Item Pick-up: April 28th and 29th (times vary)

Organization Item Pick Up

Items to be distributed and Specific Times

Alumni Association  Class Champion Alumni Membership Packages.
Anthropology Department
  • Stoles.
  • April 29, 12-3 PM only.
 Associated Students Inc. 
  •  ASI  Member Tote Bags.
  • CHABSS Academic Honors Graduate Stickers.
Black Faculty Staff Assication (BFSA)  Kente stoles, Kente Masks, congratulatory message, and gifts.
 Black Student Center (BSC) Stoles for the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021.
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Car Magnets for CAMP graduates.
CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care at CSUSM
Commencement Office
  • Honor Cords.
  • Those that have earned Academic Honors for the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 will receive an invite email.
  • The Commencement Office does not mail out Honor Cords.
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) EOP Stole for registered graduates. Will need to be on a sign-up list to receive stole.
Global Supply Chain Management Society  GSCM Society stoles for the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021.
History Department
  • Stoles.
  • April 28, 9AM-3PM only.
Latino Association of Faculty and Staff Latino Graduation Stoles.
 Marketing Society  Marketing Stoles.
Orientation Team  Orientation Team stoles for graduating Orientation Team Leaders. 
Psi Chi   Cords.
Society for Human Resource Management   Stoles.
Tau Sigma National Honor Society Graduation cords, certificates, and merchandise.
Veteran Services Veteran Cords.
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Cords and Stoles.


Take the second parking entrance into upper Lot B and park here. Walk to lower Lot B where there will be signage for “Pedestrian Entrance”.

Where to Pick-up

Tables will be labeled with the organization name. Please note that the organizations may not be present during the entire event, and may have specific hours on April 28 and 29 (see table above). 

Everyone is to wear a mask at all times, and will need to complete the CSUSM COVID-19 Student Screening Form* prior to arrival. Student ID or Government issued ID may be requested to verify identity. 

*Class of 2020, please complete the vendor screening form:

  • Company name: Honor Cord Distribution Event
  • Name of Campus Point of Contact:
    • First: Commencement
    • Last: Office
  • Email of Campus Point of Contact :
  • Have you already passed COVID-19 screening conducted by your employer? Select 'yes' if you do not have any COVID-19 symptoms and or have had a negative test in the past 3 days.

If you are unable to make the event on April 28 and 29 from 9 AM-3 PM, you will need to contact the organization in the table above in order to make arrangements (if applicable).  

*UPDATE, May 12, 2021: Organizations and/or colleges that will have additional cord/stole pickup dates will notify their students on the logistics, dats, and times of these additional pickup dates.