Ashford University Graduation
Fall Commencement 2016
The Fall 2016 commencement will be held on October 2, 2016 in San Diego, CA at the Viejas Arena. Specific times have not been finalized. More detailed information regarding the Fall commencement can be found on the Ceremony Information page.
Fall 2016 Participant Eligibility
If your estimated grad date is between July 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016, you are eligible to participate in the Fall commencement.
Spring Commencement 2016
The San Diego, CA and the Clinton, IA ceremonies have taken place. The San Diego ceremony happened on May 1, 2016 while the final commencement ceremony for Clinton Campus students was held on May 7, 2016 in Clinton, IA.
Download a copy of each ceremony's program as a keepsake.
Archived Ceremony Presentations
You can watch archived presentations on the View Ceremony page.
Congratulations to the Class of 2016! Once a Saint, always a Saint!
For Future Graduates:
- Graduating students, view Finishing Your Degree for an essential pre-graduation to-do list.
- Read some Words of Advice for Graduates.
- Still not sure you should attend the ceremony? Watch this video to see why online students should attend the commencement ceremony.
Spring Commencement 2017
The Spring 2017 commencement will be held on May 21, 2017 in San Diego, CA at the Viejas Arena. Specific times have not been finalized. More detailed information regarding the Spring commencement can be found on the Ceremony Information page after the Fall 2016 ceremony has concluded.