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Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Time: Ceremony starts at 5:00 p.m. / Check in at 3:00 p.m.
Location: Balboa Park Organ Pavilion 

Commencement 2022 Photos  
Thank you for participating in San Diego City College Commencement 2022 at Balboa Park Organ Pavilion. For photos please visit the following websites:
·         GradImages® Photography has color photographs of graduating students receiving their diploma and/or certificate on stage. Approximately one week after graduation, you will receive a free photo proof. You may choose to purchase the 5”x7” color photos for $9.00 or view the many other products through GradImages. For more information: 800.261.2576
·         J. Kat Photo, Inc. has photographs available for purchase
·         For free event photos from Commencement compliments from San Diego City College (click here). You will need to create a flickr account to access them.

Congratulations Class of 2022! If you are completing your degree and/or certificate requirements by the Spring or Summer 2022 terms, you must Apply to Graduate through your MySDCCD portal. Additional information below in the "Submit a Petition" section.

Commencement Program

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Graduation Deadlines

February 15

Deadline to file an Application for Graduation for students transferring to a CSU in Fall 2022 who are completing an Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) or an Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T).

March 15

Deadline to file an Application for Graduation and ensure their name will be included in the commencement program.

April 30

Deadline to file an Application for Graduation and be a Spring graduate.  Students filing after this date will be Summer graduates.

Submit a Petition for Graduation

Apply for graduation though your MySDCCD portal. Under My Academics on the left-hand side of your student portal, click Apply for Graduation. Be sure to click SUBMIT at the end. Students must complete a minimum of 12 degree applicable units at the college granting the associate degree. For more information, please contact the Counseling Office or go to and click on the graduation link. 

Official Diploma

Expect your official diploma via U.S. mail within eight weeks after the end of the semester. Diplomas are issued after completion and verification of graduation requirements and sent to name and address on record.

Past Graduations