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Commencement is held once every year to celebrate our graduates. Friends and family are encouraged to join us and commemorate their student’s success.


We are happy to announce the date for the CIU 2018 commencement ceremony.


Date: Sat. August 25, 2018


Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886


Eligibility Criteria:

  1. A student must have successfully completed all programmatic/degree requirements prior to the ceremony date.
  2. Program/degree requirements include all CCA Exams and all Dissertation requirements, including oral defense
  3. For questions or to check eligibility, please call the Student Services department at (949) 359-0068 during regular business hours

For our International Graduates and Their Families:

Our Commencement Speaker:

Nicole Suydam, CEO – Second Harvest Food Bank Orange County

Nicole Suydam is a non-profit executive with over 20 years of management and leadership experience working with local and national organizations dedicated to meeting human service needs.  As Chief Executive Officer of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County since 2012, Nicole is committed to ending hunger in Orange County and engaging the community to support its mission through food donations, philanthropic support, volunteerism and advocacy.

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California Intercontinental University
17310 Red Hill Ave. #200 Irvine, CA 92614




California Intercontinental University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).