Graduation Information

SENIORS: click here for June 10-14 Critical Timeline!! 
SDA Graduation
Friday, June 14, 2019
1:30 pm
Stadium will open at 11:45 am
Seating:   No reserved seating.  Seating is on a first come/first served basis.  There will be spaces for visitors with wheelchairs in the stands with one companion seat.  Also, shade cover on the field with access.
Prohibited:   pets, airhorns, pop up canopies; personal umbrellas may be used until the ceremony begins. 
Field Seating:   please do not wear heals that would damage the turf.
Shuttle Service: Shuttle pick up begins at Encinitas Community Park (425 Santa Fe Drive) at 11:30 a.m.  The shuttle will run approximately every 15 minutes.   Last pick up from Park at 1:15 pm., last return shuttle to park at 4:00pm.  Shuttle pick up will be in front of the Performing Arts Building in the staff parking lot.
Parking: limited parking available in the staff lot (for visitors with disabled placard), the student lot at Melba and Bonita, or legally on the street.  Venture Church and Shadow Mountain Community Church have also agreed to permit parents to park in their lots.   Again, encourage you to use the shuttle!   If you park in the neighborhood, please be respectful of our neighbors. 
A reminder that school is dismissed at 12:15 and school traffic will be heavy. More parking spaces may become available in the student lot after that time.  Please do not park in the red zones or you will be ticketed by the Encinitas Sheriff's Department.
  MANDATORY REHEARSAL - Thursday, June 13 at 9:45 am on the stadium field.
You will choose your seat for the ceremony - so plan to get there early for the best seat!
  SDUHSD has permitted Grad Images access to the field for the purpose of taking phographs.
No one else is allowed on the field (outside the designated seating area) until the
  conclusion of the graduation ceremony.  
  •  Graduation Cap and Gowns must be ordered through San Diego Graduate Supply (619) 440-5426 or on line at   Prices will increase - order now! Instructions:  Select school through drop down box, click on "start shopping", click on "Grad Products"  You may choose the loaner option (FREE) or purchase.  NOTE:  Loaner caps may not be decorated and must be returned at the end of graduation at diploma pick up.
  • Grad Night tickets are on sale now through June 13 for $80. 
  • Diplomas - Diploma pick up will be immediately after graduation ceremony on the east side of the Student Services Building.   Loaner cap and gowns will be collected at that time.  
  • Final Transcripts  SENIORS Needing Final transcripts (these are sent after graduation with your quarter 4 grades included) sent to your university: 
  • Complete and submit a Transcript Request form and a stamped, addressed envelope to SDA’s Registrar, Bridget Sabin
  • Order your Transcript through and have your Final Transcript sent electronically to your university.  You can submit your order online now and indicate "hold for grades." There is a small fee, but you will be able to track your Transcript online for piece of mind.