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51st Commencement Ceremony
May 20, 2016
Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Students line-up at 2:30 p.m.
Cuesta College Gymnasium

RSVP by May 16 to participate! 

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Cuesta students completing an AA/AS Degree will be recognized at the 51st Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 20, 2016 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.  

Flowers for  your Grad!

The official florist for Commencement is Wilder Floral Company of San Luis Obispo providing locally grown floral packages for Cuesta graduates.  Pre-order through May 1, a beautiful bouquet or orchid lei  for pick-up at the ceremony.  Wilders floral booth will be located in the Gym courtyard on Friday, May 20 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. to pick-up your pre-order. 

Graduation Portraits

Sonrisa Photography, based in Los Osos on the Central Coast, is the official photographer for Cuesta's Commencement Ceremony.  Ceremony photos will be available to order of your Commencement walk as you receive your degree on stage. Information will be provded at Commencement Rehearsal.  Contact Sonrisa to make an appointment for a professional photograph in your graduation regalia.

Class Rings

Cuesta College Class of 2016 rings available through Jostens.

Cuesta Legacy Program

Take this opportunity to be a part of the Walkway of Friends in Cougar Park and purchase an engraded 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.  Order form available here.  Submit to Cuesta College Foundation, PO Box 8106, San Luis Obispo CA 93403-8106 or drop-off on the SLO Campus, building 8100.
Visit Countdown to the Ceremony for full Commencement Checklist.
Eligible students must submit a Fall 2015, Spring 2016, or Summer 2016 Associate Degree application by March 24, 2016.  This will ensure that your name and honors earned will be published in the Commencement Program.