Tristan Wilds, Michael Steger, Matt Lanter

Prior to shooting their May 16 season finale graduation episode, many of the 90210 actors had never worn a cap and gown. "I did graduate from high school, but I never got to do the whole walk across the stage and receive your diploma thing," says Shenae Grimes, whose Annie hopes to attend Carnegie Mellon in the fall. "I think it was a first for almost half our cast."

The question now: Will these grads make it to the fictitious California University, attended by their Beverly Hills, 90210 predecessors? That's up to The CW. "We don't know what's happening to the characters or even if we're coming back at all," says Matt Lanter (Liam). "So it's actually an appropriate ending, with a lot of the characters left in a positive way."

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