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Graduate FAQ

Graduates on Parade is a unique and special opportunity to celebrate our Class of 2022 graduates on Friday, May 13. Parade starts at 10 a.m. Graduates must enter the route by 11 a.m. Please review our FAQs below for important information about participating in the parade.

Important: Graduates and guests may not park or leave their vehicles. The route will be lined by CSUSM Faculty and Staff only for the safety of all attending.

Frequenly Asked Questions


  • What time is the parade?
     The parade will begin at 10 a.m. All graduates wishing to participate must enter the parade route by 11 a.m.
  • Who can participate in the parade?
    Graduates from Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 are allowed to participate. Please RSVP online if you plan to attend.
  • Do I need to RSVP if I plan to participate?
    Yes. Please RSVP online. The deadline to RSVP is Sunday, May 16 at midnight.
  • What is the parade route?
    The parade route will begin on Craven Drive from Twin Oaks Valley Road. The exact parade route will be determined based on the number of participants who RSVP.
  • Who will be along the parade route?
    CSUSM faculty and staff will be there to cheer you on – while following social distancing measures, wearing appropriate face coverings, and following strict event guidelines. Only employees will be allowed to line the parade route. The parade will be live streamed at
  • Can my friends and/or family follow in another vehicle?
    No. Only one vehicle is allowed per graduate. Guests from the same household unit may join a graduate in their one vehicle. Safety laws still apply (ie: every passenger must be wearing a seatbelt).
  • How long will the parade last?
    The estimated length of the parade will be determined by participation. Please complete the graduate participation form to let us know you will be coming. Graduates must enter the parade route by 11 a.m.
  • Can I drive through the parade in a Limousine or RV?
     Limousines and RV’s are not recommended due to the sharp turns needed to make it through the parade route. Safety laws still apply (ie: every passenger must be wearing a seatbelt) regardless of the vehicle type.


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