Friday, May 18, 2018 - 3:00 p.m. in Cuesta College Gymnasium

Cuesta College students completing an AA/AS degree will be recognized at the 53rd Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. on the San Luis Obispo campus. A reception will be held to honor the graduates following the ceremony in the Gymnasium courtyard.  Doors open at 2:00 p.m.  Entry tickets not required.

Parking Information 
With the exception of handicapped parking spaces, parking permits are not required May 18 only.  Designated handicapped parking spaces must have handicap parking placard displayed.
Link here for Commencement Map.

Wilder Floral Co 

Pre-order hand-crafted, locally sourced floral bouquets and leis for your special grad from Wilder Floral Co.  Pre-order by May 12 then pick-up pre-paid orders on graduation day at the Wilder Floral Booth in front of Gymnasium in courtyard between 1:30-3:00 p.m.

  • Orchid Lei @ $60.00 (Pre-Order with limited supply at Floral booth)
  • Double Wrap Bouquet @ $60.00 or Half-Size @ $30.00 (Pre-Order only)
  • Single-stem flowers $10.00 on-site at Wilder Floral Booth

Pre-Order by May 12, 2018:
Order Online
Phone:  (805) 784-0415.  Mention Cuesta Commencement.

Jostens   Class Ring

Jostens is the authorized vendor for Cuesta College class ring.

SONRISA Photography Graduation Portraits

Sonrisa Photography will photograph Grads as you walk to receive your diploma at Commencement.  Photo order information available at rehearsal and at Commencement. 
Pre-order your portrait at Commencement or order online starting May 22.

Place order starting May 22:
Order online (Password: cuesta18)
Phone:  (805) 464-1963

Engraved brick in Cougar Park   Cuesta Legacy Program

Take this opportunity to be a part of the Walkway of Friends in Cougar Park and purchase an engraved brick in your name or the name of someone special to you.  The Walkway of Friends honors Cuesta College alumni, friends, businesses, family, and community members.  Donation = $200 per brick:   Brick Order Form.  

Drop-off your order to the Foundation Office on the San Luis Obispo Campus, building 8100 
or mail to:  Cuesta College Foundation, PO Box 8106,San Luis Obispo CA 93403-8106.  
Questions?  Call the Foundation Office at (805) 546-3279.

Information for Cuesta Grads

Link here for your Checklist to Commencement.  Checklist has information on cost of regalia, honors, and rehearsal.

RSVP by May 11 to participate!  

Ready to Graduate?   There's still time to apply for your degree and participate in Commencement ceremonies.

April 12:  Deadline to submit Fall 2017, Spring 2018, or Summer 2018 AA/AS Degree Application to ensure that your name and honors earned will be published in the Commencement Program.