Graduates can expect a car parade featuring a jumbo screen and other virtual elements this May in lieu of a traditional ceremony.
As virtual learning continues, the graduating class of fall 2020 share how they feel about the unexpected and unusual semester.
Unlike years prior, not many students are expressing excitement for Long Beach State’s upcoming commencement as officials plan to host a hybrid ceremony featuring a car parade.
Long Beach State officials announced in a campus-wide email Friday that commencement will be held in a hybrid ceremony including a car parade for the graduating classes of 2020 and 2021.
Long Beach State has yet to make a decision regarding the class of 2021’s commencement ceremony despite previous statements from campus officials indicating an official announcement by Dec. 1.
Despite instruction being mainly virtual across all 23 campuses, the California State University system has achieved all-time high enrollment for the fall 2020 term as well as record-high graduation rates under its graduation initiative.
CSULB’s GWAR Placement Exam will be waived for students who were registered for the canceled April exam, transfer students and students who earned more than 30 units by the end of spring 2020.
The class of 2020 is set to walk with the class of 2021 next May, President Jane Close Conoley announced Friday.
California Assembly Bill 1460 passed Thursday, meaning all CSU graduates will now have to fulfill a one-course requirement of ethnic studies to complete their degrees.
Seniors will get the opportunity to participate in a virtual ceremony early this summer before a physical ceremony is held.