Graduation and Commencement Guide
Congratulations on your impending graduation from Santa Monica College! We look forward to seeing you walk on stage at our next Commencement Ceremony. If you intend to graduate this year, be aware of the
graduation petition deadlines. Admissions & Records staff have prepared a Graduation & Commencemnt Guide (below) to help you get ready for graduation and commencement.
Commencement Ceremony FAQs
Purchase your cap and gown early.
Caps, gowns, and honor sashes will be on sale in the
Bookstore beginning May 1.
The price for a cap and gown is $40 plus tax ($43.70 total). Prices subject to change.
Graduates designated as honor students may purchase the honor sashes with the appropriate documentation for $35.99 plus tax ($39.32 total). Prices are subject to change.
Announcements and assorted gifts for the graduate are now available at the Bookstore. For more details about the bookstore's hours and location, visit the SMC Bookstore.
The SMC Bookstore will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Commencement day.