San Diego

2024 San Diego Commencement

Friday, May 24th 
Ceremony begins at 1:30pm and will likely conclude by 4:00pm.


San Diego Civic Theatre | 1100 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92101


Number of guests per graduate: 8 guest tickets

  • Please note that the commencement ceremony is General Admission. The digital tickets you order will have seat numbers on them, however, please disregard, as they are not applicable for this event.
  • Children 2 years of age and younger do not need a ticket.
  • Graduates do not need a ticket, only guests.
  • For any further questions, please email


We are excited to share that the regalia site is now live! Please click the link below to start ordering your regalia!

A few things to note:

  • Please make sure you are cleared by your Student Advisor before you purchase your regalia.
  • The deadline to purchase your regalia is April 14th. This allows Oak Hall enough time to process and ship your order before your ceremony date. Please be mindful that Oak Hall processes hundreds of orders and delays may occur.
  • For those defending their dissertation close to the graduation date, please know that you can still order your regalia and return, if needed. (regalia must be unopened in order to return)
  • OUR ADVICE – When in doubt, purchase the regalia anyway. You can always use it next year and/or for photos, etc.

Return Policy:

1) Regalia is to be shipped back to Oak Hall within 60 days of receiving their order. (include the packing slip)

2) Inside packaging cannot be opened. (Return Sealed As Received) You cannot open & use for photos.

3) You will be responsible for return shipping costs (via: USPS/UPS/FED EX)

Shipping Address:

Oak Hall | 840 Union Street, PO Box 1078, Salem, Virginia 24153

Customer Service: 1-800-456-7623

Diploma Frames

Diploma Frames can be ordered on-line. The site is live!


Grad Images will be taking photos of all graduates as they walk across the stage. You will be able to purchase your photos directly through them. More information will be provided closer to the date. 


All degree requirements must be met by Friday, April 26, 2024  in order to participate in commencement. (With the exception of Internship Hours & Current Semester/Term course work)

Doctoral Students

Doctoral students check with your Student Advisor to assure your dissertation paperwork is complete and to schedule your Final Oral Defense no later than April 26th.

  • Dissertation title submitted
  • Doctoral Hooding during ceremony

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