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, April 19, 2018 from 10:20 AM – 12:00 PM

Class of 2018 Career and Internship Fair for Students and Alumni – Hosted by SCU Alumni Association

Where: Standard Process Pavilion

When: Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Immediately after the rehearsal

Cottonwood Church exterior

Commencement Details

Where: Cottonwood Church
4505 Katella Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Saturday, April 21, 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

8:00 AM Graduates arrive at Cottonwood Church
8:30 AM Graduate photos begin
9:00 AM Cottonwood Church doors open for guests
9:45 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

Spring 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 deadline to order your graduation regalia was March 9, 2018. Orders placed after March 9, 2018 will have a $25.00 rush fee added to the order. Please contact Dr. Steven Jaffe at [email protected].

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]

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 either: [email protected] or [email protected].

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