CS Diploma Ceremony for the Class of 2023

Stanford Computer Science Diploma Ceremony

Stanford Computer Science Diploma Ceremony

The Stanford CS Department is thrilled to welcome the class of ’23 and their friends and family to our in-person Diploma Ceremony.  

When: Sunday June 18, 2023 time 1:00 pm  Note that this is Sunday.

Where:  Frost Amphitheater 351 Lasuen St, Stanford, CA 94305  

Please bookmark this page and refer to it frequently as more information and changes will be updated here.

Important Updates:

Regalia Rental and Purchase Deadlines  Order here

  • Sunday, May 14: Deadline for cap and gown rental pre-order to ship to your address
  • Thursday, June 1: Rental pre-order cap and gown distribution begins at the bookstore

Student Registration

 Students will still be required to register in order to participate.  Information about this will be sent out to prospective graduates in the first week of May.

Guest Tickets

No tickets will be required for guests this year and there is no restriction to the number of guests each graduate can bring..


Health and Safety Update

  • Clear Bag Policy:  Frost Amphitheater follows Stanford's Public Safety Clear Bag Policy.  See the link for details.
  • Frost Amphitheater will have a limited bag check station but we cannot guarantee that there will be space available for your bag.  Also, please be aware that any checked bag may be subject to inspection when checking it in.
  • All attendees are subject to security screening
  • We follow all federal, state, and local guidelines regarding public health and safety so please check back here before you arrive.

The Program

Sunday June 18, 2023

  • 11am - Gates open at Frost Amphitheater
  • 11am - 1pm - Light Lunch served 
  • 1pm - 3:30pm - Ceremony (end time is approximate based on the number of graduates that have currently indicated that they will attend.)

Graduates: Important Things to Know and Do

  1. Bookmark this page and check it regularly for updates and changes
  2. Graduate Check-in Location:  TBD


For Family and Friends

  1. More information will be posted here as we finalize details.
  2. Remember to leave enough time to go through the security screening.
  3. A light lunch will be provided in Frost Amphitheater from 11am-1pm


More details will be available closer to the event.

If you need other accommodations for accessibility issues, please email CSCommencementInfo@cs.stanford.edu.


Helpful Links

For Information about the main in-person Stanford University Commencement Celebration. Please go Here.



If you have questions that aren’t addressed on here, please contact CSCommencementInfo@cs.stanford.edu, but be aware that we may be slow to respond or may not be able to answer your question during the week before the ceremony as we will be focused on making sure that our graduates have the best possible ceremony.


Last Updated 5/3/23