Ceremony Information

Fall 2019 - San Diego, CA

Saturday, October 12, 2019, Time: 11am to 8pm

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego – Mission Valley
Address: 7450 Hazard Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92108
Time: 11am to 8pm

Join us on Saturday for a graduation celebration at our official Commencement Hotel. There are plenty of activities for you to enjoy alongside your friends and family:

  • College mixers
  • Photos with the President and the Ashford mascot, Champ
  • Graduation cap decorating
  • Military appreciation event
  • Honor society meet-and-greets
  • Faculty and staff meet-and-greets
  • Alumni Relations and Career Service events
  • College of Doctoral Studies Doctoral Research Poster Session
  • College of Doctoral Studies Hooding Ceremony (Doctoral graduates only)

Look for more details in the official Commencement Newsletter coming your way in September. Please note that these events are free and attendance is optional.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

  • Gate Opens – 8:30 am
  • Check in and Staging in venue - 8:30-9:30 am
  • Procession - 9:45 am
  • Ceremony begins - 10 am
  • Conclusion ~12:30 – 1:00 pm


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

**Please note that parking is $20 cash only**


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