Commencement Information: CCSF



In order to participate in the Commencement Ceremony, all district employees (administrators, faculty, and classified staff) are asked to RSVP online no later than TBA.

Reporting guidelines for the day of the event shall be provided once your attendance is confirmed.



Participation in the Commencement Ceremony requires that you wear regalia. All regalia orders are placed via the above RSVP link.

Please place your RSVP no later than TBA to ensure timely delivery. All faculty rental orders placed on or before the RSVP deadline may be free of charge.

CCSF Ocean Campus Bookstore staff will be at Commencement to provide assistance with your regalia. For more information about regalia rental, please contact the Bookstore (Ocean Campus) at 415-239-3470 or at


Special Accommodations

If you are a person with a disability who needs reasonable accommodations for this event, please contact the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Student Services at 415-452-5100 at least 15 days in advance of the ceremony. Please know that some accommodations (e.g. sign language interpretation) have already been arranged. Special accommodations representatives will be on-site to assist with any additional needs you may have questions.


General Etiquette Guidelines

  • Arrive on time and report your designated staging area.
  • Follow the directives of the Marshals and Commencement Crew.
  • Refrain from cellphone use during the ceremony.
  • Refrain from approaching the stage and commencement speakers and guests during the ceremony.
  • During the ceremony, if you need to leave your seat for any reason, please do so quietly.
  • Store personal items in secure, designated areas. (CCSF is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items.)