Join us at Spring Commencement : April 13, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Dr. Mimi Guarneri

2019 SCU Spring Commencement Speaker: Dr. Mimi Guarneri

World-renowned Integrative Cardiologist Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, ABOIM, is ranked as #6 of the top 100 Integrative Physicians by Newsmax. She leads her team of experts, as co-founder and medical director, at Guarneri Integrative Health, Inc. in La Jolla, CA at Pacific Pearl La Jolla, the premier center combining state-of-the-art conventional, integrative and natural medicine. Board-certified in cardiovascular disease, internal medicine, nuclear cardiology and integrative holistic medicine, Dr. Guarneri is President of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, Past President of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. She currently serves on the Founding Board of the American Board of Physician Specialties in Integrative Medicine.

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Commencement Details

Cottonwood Church
4505 Katella Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Saturday, April 13, 2019

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Schedule of Events

7:30 AM Graduates arrive at Cottonwood Church
8:00 AM Graduate photos PROMPTLY begin
9:00 AM Cottonwood Church doors open for guests
9:35 AM Graduates begin lining up
10:00 AM Procession of graduates
10:05 AM Commencement ceremony begins (will last approximately 2 hours)
12:00 PM Approximate end of ceremony


Share your photos via Instagram or Twitter! The graduation will be live streamed on Facebook.

Hand taking picture on mobile device
Plummer Auditorium interior, looking out from the stage


There are no tickets for the SCU Commencement Ceremony. All seating is a first-come first-served basis. You are welcome to invite as many people as you would like to. Doors will open for guests at 9:00 AM. Cottonwood Church does not allow food, drinks, or balloons inside.

Please Note: As a security measure, we will be screening bags at the entrance to the venue. Please kindly plan accordingly and allow extra time for this process.


Parking is free and readily available at Cottonwood Church.

PDF of Parking Map

Cottonwood Church parking map

Additional Information

We will attempt to keep all graduates and families informed regarding this joyous occasion, but please remember that it is your responsibility to review dates, times, and events at your SCU email address.

For families with special needs or special assistance, please contact the Office of Student Affairs in advance so we can best accommodate you.

If you have questions about your graduation rehearsal, the commencement ceremony, or the reception please contact the Office of Student Affairs by telephone at: (562) 947-8755, or by email at [email protected].

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