Commencement Caravan Route Map

Come celebrate your accomplishments:

  • Graduates receiving associate degree (AA, AS, AAT, AST) in Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and Summer 2022
  • Certificate recipients (CA, CS, CC, CP, Including ESL and GED) in Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and Summer 2022
  • Drive thru celebration, cheered by the college community!
  • Live music by WILD 106.1FM
  • Walk across the stage
  • Receive a graduation photo

Please do not come to campus if you are sick, experiencing symptoms, or may have been exposed to the coronavirus.

Click here for Cuesta College’s COVID-19 policies and guidelines



March 15 2022: RSVP Invitation coming
Check myCuesta student email for Commencement invitation and link to RSVP electronically by May 3rd.

April 5, 2022:  Submit a Degree Application
Have you submitted a Degree Application?  April 5, 2022 is the deadline to turn in the degree application for Fall 2021, Spring 20222, and Summer 2022 to ensure your name and honors will be printed in the Commencement Program.  

Regalia available now online and in store beginning April 11, 2022: 
Cuesta College Barnes and Noble Bookstore has caps, gowns, tassel sets, class rings and diploma frames available for purchase online or in store. Regalia is required for this event.

  • Due to slower than normal processing time if you order online order no later than April 24, 2022 to avoid expedited shipping cost.
  • Scholastic Honors Cords:
    • Students earning scholastic honors will be notified through myCuesta student email after April 8, 2022, information will include when and where to pick it up.
    • Scholastic Honors Cord: 
      Green Cord = 3.5 to 3.74 Cuesta GPA 
      White Cord = 3.75 to 4.0 Cuesta GPA 
      Gold Cord = AGS (Alpha Gamma Sigma) Honor Society

April 26-28, 2022: Class of 2022 Grad Fair

Join us as we celebrate your success!!
Purchase your graduation regalia or bring yours with you for photographs. Be sure and bring your graduation caps and have fun decorating them for your graduation day - Craft items will be provided. Students who have met the qualifications to wear cords or stoles at commencement will be able to pick those up during the Grad Fair.

  • SLO Campus – Student Life and Leadership Courtyard (Bldg 5200) 
    Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • NC Campus – NC Campus Cafeteria (Bldg 1000)
    Thursday, April 28, 2022, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Questions? Please email Bonnie Morris

May 6, 2022: Deadline RSVP to attend Ceremony

Missed the May 6th deadline? You can still walk in the ceremony. Please contact and let us know your name, student ID number, and that you would like to attend.

Cuesta College Alumni Legacy Program

Take this opportunity to be a part of the Walkway of Friends in Cougar Park and purchase an engraved brick in your name or the name of someone special to you. The Walkway of Friends honors Cuesta College alumni, friends, businesses, family, and community members. Donation = $200 per brick:  Brick Order Form

Alumni Legacy Contact Information:

Mail to: Cuesta College Foundation, PO Box 8106, San Luis Obispo CA 93403-8106.
Fax to: (805) 546-3959
Phone:  (805) 546-3279

Cuesta College Alumni

All former students who have graduated, received a certificate, or transferred from Cuesta College are considered alumni. We encourage you to stay connected by attending events, engaging through social media, or emailing us about what you have accomplished since you left Cuesta. Join the Alumni Association