Ceremony Information

Spring 2019 - San Diego, CA

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9 am - 1 pm

Join us on Saturday at our San Diego campus for a graduation celebration. 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

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

Location: Ashford's San Diego Campus – 8620 Spectrum Center Blvd, San Diego, CA 92123

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 4:30 pm - 7 pm

Location: Parq Event Center – 615 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
Parq Website: https://parqsd.com/reservations

**Please note that RSVP is required for this event.**

The Ashford University Alumni Association welcomes new graduates and their families to attend an evening of connection, networking, and conversation. Guests are invited to engage with faculty, staff, and employers and celebrate achieving academic success! Enjoy a variety of family-friendly entertainment to include a dance party with Champ, meet and greets with academic and career advisors, and an opportunity to network with employers. Hors d'oeuvres provided. For parking information, please review the commencement newsletter. This event is free for graduates and their guests.

Get more information and RSVP by April 29 at http://bit.ly/AlumniNetworkingReception

Sunday, May 5, 2019

  • 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

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


If you have a question that has not been answered here, please email [email protected].