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Black Graduation Recognition 2022

29th Annual Black Grad Recognition Ceremony 2022

Date: Sunday May 22nd, 2022

Time: 10AM - 12PM

Location: SMSU North Conference Center, California State University, San Bernardino

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Registration Deadline:  Friday May 13th 2022 (or until sold out)


Come join us for the 29th Annual CSUSB Black Graduation Recognition Ceremony with cultural entertainment, a procession, symbolic ceremony, and cultural sashing. This is a pre-commencement celebration presented by the Black Faculty, Staff & Student Association to honor our Black graduates who have successfully completed an undergraduate or graduate degree. It is an opportunity for you to be recognized for your accomplishments.

If you plan to participate in the ceremony, please click the registration link below and follow the next steps. The Black Graduation Recognition Ceremony does not replace the University Commencement Ceremony. Graduates are encouraged to attend both.

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To register for Black Graduation please scan the QR code below:

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All participants and guests (regardless of vaccination status) will be required to wear face coverings (except children under 2 years old), be free of COVID symptoms, and show proof of full vaccination or proof of a negative COVID test within 72 hours of the ceremony. CSUSB will continue to take precautions as necessary to ensure the health and safety of our fellow coyotes and guests.

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