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Graduation is an exciting time for every student. The hard work, commitment, time and effort they put into their degree program at San Diego Christian College culminates with graduation announcements, events, and a celebratory ceremony as they walk across the stage to in front of their friends and family.

Please see below to learn more about graduation announcements, a schedule of events, and the commencement ceremony.

Schedule of Events – Graduation 2020

Commencement Participation Form

*Commencement Participation Application Form filled out and submitted.

Order your Graduation Announcements (will be available by March 1, 2020)

  • Order by March 20 in order to receive announcements 2 – 3 weeks prior to Graduation.

Financial Obligation Deadline

  • Fall Grads must be cleared by November 30.
  • Spring Grads must be cleared by Friday, April 26 at 5:00 PM
  • Location: Financial Services Office

Cap & Gown Pick Up

  • Week of April 29
  • Location: Enrollment Services Office for Traditional Students

Mandatory Rehearsal

  • Friday, May 8, 3:00 PM
  • Location: Shadow Mountain Community Church Worship Center
    2100 Greenfield Dr, El Cajon, CA 92019

Commencement Ceremony

  • Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM
  • Hooding of Masters Candidates at 9 AM
  • Location: Shadow Mountain Community Church Worship Center
    2100 Greenfield Dr, El Cajon, CA 92019

Adult and online (APS) students complete the departure process upon completion of final course.

Graduation Announcements

Show pride in your accomplishment through the time-honored tradition of sending your college’s official graduation announcement to family and friends. Order your announcements online here.


    • The front of your announcement is engraved with your college crest.
    • The front design features school colors in rich foil printing.
    • The inside is printed with the date time and place of your graduation.
    • Your name, degree, major and photo are also printed.
    • Graduates will typically send 20-40 announcements to family and friends.
    • You will receive order 4-5 weeks prior to graduation if ordered by March 20.



If you are joining us from out of town, we highly recommend staying at the nearby Courtyard by Marriott in El Cajon. It opened in March 2018 and provides wonderful accommodations. The Courtyard by Marriott extends a preferred discount rate to the SDCC family and also donates a percentage of your room cost to the college.

Click here for more information and to book your reservation with the hotel.


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