Campuses closing at 5:30 p.m. today, 2/27, due to inclement weather. All classes/activities at or after 5 p.m. cancelled.

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 
  • Robes

    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 

    Accessories: 

    • 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.

    The venue will be open to the public beginning at 4:30 PM.

    The ceremony will begin promptly at 6 PM.

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