Commencement Ceremony 2017
Friday, June 9, 2017
Ceremony Starts at 6:00pm
Location: Vazquez Promenade
Participating students MUST be present for commencement instructions June 9 at 4:30pm in H-106
Who is eligible to participate in commencement?
Do my family and friends need tickets to attend the commencement ceremony?
Do my family and friends attending the ceremony need to pay for parking?
- No, SCC security will not be citing for parking passes during the ceremony.
Who should I contact regarding a guest or participant who has special needs?
If a guest or participant has any special needs, please contact 714-628-4932.
How do I sign-up to participate?
All students wishing to participate in the commencement ceremony must register at the SCC Hawk Bookstore beginning May 1.
What is the academic dress to participate in the commencement ceremony?
All graduates participating in the Santiago Canyon College Commencement Ceremony must wear approved academic attire , which may be purchased through the SCC Hawk Bookstore. The cost is $35.00 plus tax. If you make other arrangements for your cap and gown you must still register at the SCC Hawk Bookstore.
- Cap, gown, and tassels can be purchased from the bookstore during
2017 Grad Fair March 15 or in the SCC Hawk Bookstore May 1 - June 9. Cap and gown
must both be BLACK or you will not be permitted to participate in the ceremony.
The SCC Hawk Bookstore is ready to assist you. Please visit during the hours below, or call us at 714.628.4736. Cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted. Credit card holders must be present at time of purchase.
SCC Hawk Bookstore Hours
Monday through Thursday 7:45 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Will I receive my diploma at the commencement ceremony?
- Unfortunately, diplomas will not be given at the commencement ceremony. Diplomas will be mailed out a few months after the semester for which you are petitioning ends. Please make sure your address is up-to-date with the Admissions and Records Office to ensure arrival of your diploma.
Do I qualify for Academic Honors?
Students who have CUMULATIVE GPA of 3.5 or above in all coursework (including courses transferred from another institution) will qualify fir the following honors;
3.5 to 3.79 - With Honors
3.80 to 3.99 - With High Honors
4.0 - With Highest Honors
If you qualify for Academic Honors, please pick up your gold tassel at the SCC bookstore when you pick up cap and gown
IMPORTANT NOTE: Students GPA are calculated through the Fall 2016 is used to determine academic honors for commencement
Will there be a photographer?
A professional photographer will photograph each graduate as they receive their diploma
- A FREE proof will be emailed or mailed to graduates at no obligation. Address cards will be provided at the Bookstore when purchasing caps and gowns
MUST be present for commencement instructions June 9 at 4:30pm in H-106
For additional information about Commencement 2017, please call 714-628-4932