The Seattle Colleges 2019 Commencement Ceremony is scheduled for June 14, 2019, 5-8 p.m. at T-Mobile Park

Students from across the Seattle Colleges District will join for a combined graduation ceremony on June 14, 2019 at T-Mobile Park, formerly named Safeco Field. The ceremony begins at 5 pm, and will conclude by 8 pm, and participating students will need to be at T-Mobile Park at 3 pm to prepare.  This combined graduation ceremony brings together graduates from all four colleges—North Seattle College, Seattle Central College, South Seattle College and Seattle Vocational Institute. This event space enables unlimited family and friend attendance and provides convenient parking and public transportation options.

Students, their families and friends, and Seattle College employees and community members are all encouraged to attend.

For additional details on the commencement ceremony, including timelines, accessibility, venue and entrance information, please visit the Seattle Colleges Commencement 2019 website.

Frequently Asked Questions – What to do before commencement day? 

You may participate in the commencement ceremony if you have completed your program requirements for a degree, certificate or diploma during:

  • Summer Quarter 2018
  • Fall Quarter 2018
  • Winter Quarter 2019
  • Spring Quarter 2019
  • Summer Quarter 2019

Fill out and submit a South Seattle College graduation application form in the term prior to graduation. Meet with and Advisor or a Completion Coach to verify completion requirements are fulfilled or what actions are needed to bring to closure.

Students participating in commencement must wear a cap and gown of the appropriate color (black for BAS and blue for all others). These can be purchased from the bookstore beginning in May. Details about purchase and opportunities to obtain caps and gowns at a reduced costs will be forthcoming.

Note: You must complete a graduation application even if you do not plan to participate in the commencement ceremony.

If you have been approved for graduation and participation in commencement on or before May 8, 2019 your name will be in the program. An attempt to add names after this deadline will be made, but there are no guarantees of inclusion beyond this date. 

Graduating students who will need special accommodations for themselves or their guests should contact their campus Disability Support Services,

Email or call (206) 934-5137. 

See content from CIE. 

Information generalized for all attendees from all colleges is listed on the district commencement webpage, which will continue to be updated as commencement details are rolled out. Check back often. Emails will also be sent to those we know to be eligible and interested in attending.

Tickets are not required, all are welcome to attend. Commemorative tickets will be available as mementos and will be distributed during the grad fair, taking place in late May. More details about that coming soon!