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What You Need to Graduate

Graduation Products at the Bookstore

Skyline College Bookstore has everything you need for the Commencement, from your Cap and Gown to Souvenir Tassels. Stop by the Skyline College Bookstore, Building 6, or visit the Skyline College Bookstore website for more information. All graduation regalia (cap, gown and tassels) will be available beginning May 9.

Caps and gowns (regalia) are required in order to participate in the Commencement Ceremony.

Commencement Guests / Tickets

To ensure that all participants are able to bring guests to Commencement, each student will receive 2 tickets to give to their guests to attend. Participants can pick up their tickets at the Center for Student Life and Leadership Development in building 6, room 6212, beginning Wednesday, May 9 at 10am. Students must show their ID to pick up their tickets. 

Please follow these rules when attending commencement:

  • Tickets are required for ALL Guests over the age of 2 for entry into the gymnasium.
  • Children who are 2 or under must remain in a lap during the ceremony.
  • Overflow seating with live video will be available in Building 4 for those guests who do not have tickets.
Extra Tickets

Due to the size of the graduating class, we regret to inform you that we do not anticipate to have any extra tickets. If extra tickets do become available, a lottery system will be put into place. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Center for Student Life.

Special Arrangements/Accommodations

Special seating arrangements and accommodations are available for individuals who have hearing, mobility or visual impairments.

Commencement Registration opened on April 3, 2017. A registration link was emailed to each eligible individual to their “@my.smccd.edu” email account. Please contact the Center for Student Life with questions: (650) 738-4275 or SkyStudentLife@smccd.edu

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