Undergraduate Commencement Checklist


Update Contact Information

Ensure that your contact information is up-to-date in the MySanDiego portal.

Nov. 1, 2017

Submit Petition to Graduate

Mandatory Requirement for All Graduates
The application must be submitted by Nov. 1 of your senior year using the MySanDiego portal "Senior" page. Review requirements to graduate

It is the student’s responsibility to submit the petition to graduate and meet all respective graduation requirements.

Students with questions regarding graduation eligibility or the petitioning process, email the Office of the Registrar (registrar@sandiego.edu), call (619) 260-2888 or visit the Office of the Registrar website.

Students with questions about requirements or prerequisites within their major should contact their faculty advisor or major department chair.

Please see the Undergraduate Academic Calendar online for additional important dates and deadlines.

Wednesday and Thursday
Mar. 14 and 15, 2018

Attend Grad Fest I

Grad Fest I
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Hahn University Center- Gallery behind the Torero Store


Apr. 10, 2018

Senior Meeting

12:15 p.m. in the Jenny Craig Pavilion

The Senior Meeting for undergraduate seniors takes place Tuesday, April 10 at 12:15 at the JCP. Students learn about important commencement procedures and protocol, dates of Senior Grad Night and other senior activities, and other pertinent information. The senior class photo is taken at the end of the meeting. Attendance at the Senior Meeting is highly recommended. Please contact Branda Cook (bcook@sandiego.edu) for more information or if you have questions.

May 4, 2018

Attend GradFest II

GradFest II
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Hahn University Center (Forums A, B and C)

Pick up tickets; pick up cap and gown; place orders for graduation announcements, class rings, and more...


Grad Night

Graduation is rapidly approaching and you’ve probably started looking back on all of the memories you’ve made while at the University of San Diego. Come celebrate one last time as the Class of 2018!

May 26, 2018

Attend Baccalaurate Mass

4 - 5 p.m. Jenny Craig Pavilion

See full schedule of undergraduate events.

May 27, 2018

Attend Commencement

9 - 11 a.m. College of Arts and Sciences Commencement Ceremony

  • Students arrive for line-up by 8 a.m.

2 - 4 p.m. School of Business and Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering Commencement Ceremony

  • Students arrive for line-up by 1 p.m.

See full schedule of undergraduate events.

The commencement ceremony will be streamed live and the video will be available online following the ceremony.