City College Commencement 2023

April 21, 2023 | San Diego Community College District

San Diego City College will hold its 2023 Commencement ceremony at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2023 at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park.

More info on the City College Commencement

Commencement FAQ

Commencement Rehearsal

  • Date: Monday, May 15, 2023
  • Time: 3 to 4 p.m.
  • Location: A-Building Patio

2023 Commencement Celebrations

San Diego City College wants to celebrate you! Click here for a list of 2023 Commencement Celebrations. These events are hosted by City College programs and departments that represent our multiple, diverse communities at City. 

To Order Cap & Gown Regalia
  • The City College bookstore has made a preliminary order to ensure they are able to supply caps and gowns to the student for Commencement 2023.
  • Students can purchase regalia via the San Diego City Bookstore website or in person starting mid-April 2023.
  • Regalia is: $32.95 without tax (includes: cap, gown, and tassel). Stoles/graduation sashes retail for $44.65 without tax.
  • This is also the time to submit any custom Sash/stole request. Please send request to
Have You Checked Your Graduation Status?

You may view your graduation status by logging into mySDCCD and going to the My Academics section, located on the left-hand side of your student portal.

Graduation Deadlines

Graduation is not automatic upon completion of requirements.

  • Feb 15, 2023 - Deadline to apply for Graduation for students completing an Associate Degree for Transfer and transferring to a CSU in Fall 2023
  • March 15, 2023 - Deadline to apply for Graduation and ensure that your name appears in the official commencement program.
  • April 30, 2023 - Deadline to apply for Graduation for students completing an associate degree in Spring 2023.

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