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Ceremony Information

Sunday, May 19th

Palace of Fine Arts Theater


Graduates from Summer 2018, Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 are invited to attend the Commencement Ceremony on May 19, 2019. Exceptions are intended for students who have officially completed all coursework by Spring 2019 and a final semester of practicum in Summer 2019.


Photos from 2018 Commencement are posted on CIIS Facebook


More Information
Please see other important information in the Graduation Guidebook. For inquiries concerning the Institute’s graduation procedures (such as graduation application) please contact the Registrar at and for Commencement ceremony, please contact Student affairs at

Graduation Guidelines for CIIS

Please follow the steps in the Graduation Guidebook for Graduation and Commencement procedures:




Degree Type :

  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctorate

Will you or any of your guests need special seating or other accommodations at the Commencement Ceremony?

  • Yes, I will
  • Yes, one or more of my guests will
  • No, thanks for asking
  • Other - Complete below

By submitting this form I acknowledge, I am requesting an exception to participate in the commencement ceremony but will still need to complete ll requirements to graduate from CIIS (see the Graduation Guidebook) and that my name may not appear in the printed program for the commencement ceremony if I submitted this form after March 1st.

  • I understand and acknowledge