Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! SCU is proud of your accomplishments.

Commencement Rehearsal – Mandatory for all Graduating Students

Where: Legacy Hall (SCU Campus)

When: Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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.

Vic Lopez Auditorium

Commencement Details

Vic Lopez Auditorium
12417 E. Philadelphia Street
Whittier, CA 90601

Saturday, December 15, 2018

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Graduates lined up for photos

Graduate Photography

Photographers will be at the commencement ceremony to take photographs of students as a class, and as you cross and exit the stage.

It is extremely important that you arrive on time and adhere to the instructions given by student affairs regarding class/group photos.

Schedule of Events

7:45 AM Graduates arrive at Vic Lopez Auditorium
8:00 AM Graduate photos PROMPTLY begin
9:00 AM Vic Lopez 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

Academic Regalia Pricing and Ordering

Fall 2018 graduates may order their academic regalia online through the Herff Jones Website.

Visit the Herff Jones website at and type in Southern California University of Health Sciences into the search for your school box to begin the ordering process.

The last day to order your Cap & Gown products online is Friday, October 26, 2018. Orders placed after this date may incur additional fees.

Invitation Pricing and Ordering

Pricing and ordering information for invitations is available through Aljon Graphics. Please contact Kevin at Aljon Graphics by emailing [email protected]

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. Please keep the university up to date with any changes to your contact information.

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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