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This year's ceremony will be on Friday, June 16, 2017

Graduation Rehearsal Information

Students who are participating in the graduation ceremony on June 16th are encouraged to attend one of the rehearsals. This will be an opportunity to ask about all aspects of the Ceremony -- and South will, to the best of our 
 ability, be on hand to answer them.     

  • Tues, June 13, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm in Olympic Hall Auditorium 
  • Wed, June 14, 2017 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm in Olympic Hall Auditorium 

  • For those who did not attend rehearsal, please view the Graduation at Safeco! Presentation so you know where to be, what to wear, and what to expect for your big day!


    Graduation robes and caps are required to be worn for all graduation ceremony participants.  

    Graduation regalia will be available for sale at the South Seattle College Bookstore starting May 15, 2017. 

    On May 23rd and May 24th there will be an early bird sale where the bookstore will be offering $5 off all packages! 

    Cap/Gown/Tassel Package: 

  • Associates-$36.98 
  • Bachelors-$36.98 


    • Tassel-$5.98 
    • Stole-$21.98 

    Honor Cords

    Students who've earned a minimum of 45 credits at South Seattle College -AND- a 3.5 cumulative GPA, or higher, as of Winter Quarter 2017 are entitled to a gold cord - (Note: a 3.49 is not high enough).

    The cord may be collected at the Evaluations Office, adjacent the Cashier window in the Registration Area.

    Check-in time/place the evening of June 16th, 2017

    Safeco Field-1250 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98134

    Graduates can arrive at Safeco Field on Friday, June 16, as early as 3 p.m. and 
    should arrive no later than 4:30 p.m. Graduates should enter the stadium from the Right Field entrance on Edgar Martinez Drive. 

    The venue will be open to the public beginning at 4:30 PM. Guests enter at Home Plate entrance on 1st Avenue. Guests with special needs should enter the stadium from the 6th floor overpass from the parking garage and then take the elevator to the 5th floor. If you or your guests have mobility issues or are hearing- and/or sight-impaired, contact South Seattle College's Disability Services: 

    South Seattle College Disability Services Info

    The ceremony will begin promptly at 6 PM. 

    For more information, please visit the Seattle Colleges District Graduation webpage.