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Commencement Student Info

We will be hosting our 2024 Commencement Ceremony!

Friday, May 17, 2024 
5 p.m. at La Playa Stadium

SBCC Complimentary Burrito Breakfast for SBCC Graduates only
Friday, May 17 2024
9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
La Playa Stadium

Commencement Rehearsal
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

If you are unable to attend rehearsal, please report to parking lot 2B in front of the Sports Pavilion (gym) by 4:15 p.m. for instructions.

SBCC Graduation Rehearsal Breakfast Flyer

2024 Commencement Flyer

Complete your application for your degree or certificate by Tuesday, April 30, 2024!  

Please note: The deadline is 
only to appear in the Commencement program. There is no deadline to apply for a degree or certificate. 

Students may apply for an Associate Degree or Certificate of Achievement once all of the requirements have been fulfilled or if all of the requirements will be fulfilled by the end of the Spring 2024 semester. 

Please click here for information on how to complete your degree or certificate application. To confirm the status of your degree, check your unofficial transcript in the campus portal. If you already earned a degree, it will state “Awarded." It will state “Pending” if your application has been received and is still in progress. 

Students applying after the deadline and those completing their final requirements in Summer 2024 are welcome to participate in Commencement and have their names and degrees announced on the stage. However, their information will not appear in the digital Commencement program.

Commencement Information

There is no maximum number of guests you can invite. No tickets or registration are needed.

We will be posting new information regarding "Grad Fest" at the SBCC Campus Store for your Commencement regalia. Check out the Campus Store link! 

You need not "register" to walk. On May 17 at 3:30p.m., we will meet in the parking lot 2B in front of the PE building to line up and prepare for the procession to the field. We will also be Live Streaming the event for those who cannot attend in person. The link:

2024 Commencement Livestream

Planning Hint: Ceremony lasts approximately 2 hours. Out of respect for you and your fellow Graduates, we ask that you remain throughout the entire ceremony until it is fully completed. You earned this day, enjoy it to the fullest!

Join in the celebration! 


Diploma Information


Email us at Commencement@sbcc.edu