Undergraduates pay extra to graduate at 15 Cal State University campuses -- in most cases, whether or not they take part in the commencement ceremony. Other campuses, including the UCs, roll the cost of commencement into other fees.

Graduation fees

  • Cal State East Bay: $49

  • Fresno State: $35

  • Cal State Monterey Bay: $40

  • Sacramento State: $63.50

  • San Diego State: $55

  • San Francisco State: $100

    Commencement dates

  • Cal State East Bay (undergraduate): Saturday, June 15

  • Cal State Monterey Bay: Saturday, May 18

  • Mills College: Saturday, May 18

  • San Francisco State: Saturday, May 25

  • San Jose State: Saturday, May 25

  • Santa Clara University (undergraduate): Saturday, June 15

  • Saint Mary's College (undergraduate): Saturday, May 25

  • Stanford University: Sunday, June 16

  • UC Berkeley: Saturday, May 18

  • UC Santa Cruz: June 14-16

    Source: Campus websites