Ceremony Information and Protocols


The CBU Fall Commencement Ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, CA. 

ALL students check-in at 5:30 pm. The ceremony begins at 7 pm and is expected to last about 2 hours and 30 minutes.   

Personal Items: There will not be anywhere to store your personal items and they must be kept with you at all times.

Graduates Needing Special Assistance
Graduates who have physical needs, have difficulty walking climbing steps, walking, or are in need of any kind of accommodation should contact Leslie Roberson at lroberson@calbaptist.edu, or call 951.552.8307 by November 30. Our desire is to accommodate all graduates to the best of our ability.

Men should wear dark slacks and dress shoes under their regalia and remove their caps during prayer. Women should wear dress shoes with their outfit. Graduation candidates should come to rehearsal dressed in their regalia and ready 
to go.

Citizens Business Bank Arena has metal detectors at all entrances and guests should expect to go through this screening upon arrival. Items such as balloons are prohibited at the arena. Click here to see a complete list of prohibited items.