Congratulations on your accomplishment at San Juan College!
As you begin to prepare for graduating from San Juan College, please review the information and important deadlines on this page to ensure a happy and stress-free graduation.
Graduation 2024 will be held in person on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 9 a.m. on the San Juan College main campus.
Graduation Rehearsal will be Friday, May 10th at 2 p.m. in the Learning Commons Plaza. We encourage you to attend so you will be familiar with the ceremony. DO NOT wear your cap and gown to the rehearsal.
Graduates must pick up their name and degree card at the Henderson Fine Arts Center and make their way to the student staging area (9000 rooms) no later than 8:00 a.m.
Students who are eligible to participate in the Spring 2024 Commencement Ceremony are those who completed degree requirements in the following terms:
**If you are completing your requirements during the Summer 2024 term and wish to participate in the Spring 2024 Graduation Ceremony, the deadline to submit your application is February 15, 2024.
Graduation Applications may be submitted via paper as well. Should you have any questions, please contact the Registration and Records Office at email@example.com or (505) 566-4203.
San Juan College invites graduates to apply to be the student speaker for the graduation ceremony each May.
Students may apply directly and San Juan College employees may also nominate a student to be the speaker.
To apply for Graduation Student Speaker:
The nomination deadline will be announced in February 2024 for the Spring 2024 graduation ceremony.
Graduates interested in delivering the graduation speech should meet the following criteria:
The Student Speaker Selection Committee is looking for students who have an inspirational, unusual or exceptionally moving story to tell, or an interesting way to tell it. Traditional speeches are always welcome but feel free to be creative. The speech should make a connection to all attendees: faculty, family, friends and others who have supported the efforts of the graduating students during their educational experience at San Juan College.
If you are selected to be the student speaker, you will have the opportunity to have pictures taken by a professional photographer, have your name printed in the program and will be featured in the San Juan College Communicator.