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San Diego Commencement

Graduation Banquet

Friday, May 31, 2019
6:30 p.m.

Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
901 Camino Del Rio South
San Diego, CA

By invitation only

Graduating students will receive an invitation and may bring 1 guest. You and your guest will receive a complimentary dinner. Additional dinner guests are $40 each. Please RSVP by the date on your invitation.

Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, June 1, 2019
10 a.m. | Doors open 9:30 a.m. | Ceremony is about 2 hours

College Avenue Baptist Church
4747 College Ave
San Diego, CA 92115

Students and faculty must be at lineup at 9 a.m. at the Seminary.

Commencement Reception

A reception for graduates, guests, faculty, and staff will take place at the seminary following the ceremony. Light appetizers, cake, punch, and coffee will be served. This time of celebration typically lasts until 2 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for individual and group photos.


Facilities and parking at the church are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Guests who need accessible seating should arrive when doors open at 9:30 a.m. If you have questions about accessible seating, email Shirley Bunch at as soon as possible.