The Office of Student Affairs & Wellness, as well as the
CCSF Commencement Committee, work hard every year to make the
Commencement Ceremony one that commencement candidates and their
families will take pride in. The ceremony takes place once a year, at
the end of the academic year in May. This year’s ceremony is scheduled
to be on:
Graduates from the previous Summer, Fall, & current Spring
semesters are all welcome to register and participate. Rain or shine,
this event is held in George M. Rush stadium on our Ocean Campus.
Every year, approximately 600 students receiving their Associate
Degrees in Arts and/or Sciences proudly wear their caps and gowns and
cross the commencement stage.
Commencement is a wonderful time
at CCSF and a very rewarding experience for not only our students, but
those of us who work here at the college as well.
11:45 AM - Gates open for people with disabilities and ONE
12:00 PM - Gates open for all guests.
1:00 PM - Ceremony begins.
All ceremonies take place in the George M. Rush Stadium
on the Ocean Campus located at 50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco, CA
94112. Doors open to all guests 60 minutes prior to the start of the
ceremony. The ceremony lasts approximately 120 minutes. Guest seating
is on a first-come, first-served basis. A campus map and
parking/driving instructions to CCSF are located on the last page of
3:00 PM - 3:45PM - Commencement Reception in Smith Hall Cafeteria
All pre-ordered Commencement Packages and Cap & Gown Loan
Packages shall be available for pick up by graduates at the Grad
Finale Event. Have your picture taken, order personalized
announcements, class rings and more!
Due to the size of your graduating class
and the number of seats available, candidates will each be issued
seven guest tickets for admission of family members and friends.
Children under two years of age do NOT need tickets. If extra tickets
are available, they will be distributed on a first come, first served
basis at the Commencement Office, Conlan Hall, E106 on Monday, May
Information on how to purchase
personalized graduation announcements is available online at
ccsfshop.com. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for delivery of personalized announcements.
Professional photographers will
be on site the day of the ceremony. Information on how to purchase
commencement photograph packages will be available at the Grad Finale.
- Flowers/Leis? Flowers and leis will
be sold on campus the day of the ceremony.
Class Rings? Order
information is available at www.ccsfshop.com, and at the Grad
Honor Cords available for purchase at Grad Finale for
To find out more about the Student
Learning Outcome for this or any other one of our programs,
please click here.