Ceremony Information

Spring 2018 - San Diego, CA


Join us on Saturday at Ashford's San Diego Campus graduation celebration from 9 am-1 pm. There are plenty of activities for you and your friends and family to enjoy:

  • College mixers
  • Photos with the President and the Ashford mascot, Champ
  • Graduation cap decorating
  • Military appreciation event
  • Honor society meet-and-greets

Please look for details in the Commencement Newsletter coming your way in mid-April. Please note that these events are optional.


  • Alumni Graduation Celebration: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Location: The New Children’s Museum – 200 W Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Join the Ashford University Alumni Association for an evening of celebration and networking! Explore The New Children’s Museum in Downtown San Diego, and enjoy a wide variety of family-friendly entertainment. You’ll have opportunities to win fun AU prizes, dance alongside Champ, and learn more about the alumni community. In addition, all students are invited to participate in a service event led by the Golden Key Honor Society and advisor Dr. William Woods.

Light food-truck fare provided.

Please note that parking is not provided for this event. Learn of nearby parking options under separate communications from [email protected]. As the venue is just blocks away from San Diego’s Historic Gaslamp District, we encourage guests to utilize public transportation or ride sharing to explore the area’s offerings after the celebration event.

For more information and to RSVP, visit the Alumni Graduation Celebration Event page on AU Connect at https://auconnect.net/Groups/PlatformGroup/22#/Events.


  • Check in - 8 am
  • Hooding ceremony - 9 am (prior to entering the arena)
  • Procession - 9:30 am
  • Ceremony begins - 10 am
  • Conclusion ~12:30 pm

Viejas Arena
5500 Canyon Crest Dr.
San Diego, CA 92182

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