Commencement 2021

This year we will be holding a virtual commencement on May 28, 2021 at 11:00am. Based on the program of study that you are currently enrolled in or have recently completed, you may be eligible to participate. If you believe you will have finished your program of study by the end of the spring semester (June 11, 2021) and would like to participate, please complete the 2020-2021 Virtual Commencement Petition by April 26, 2021.

List of Eligible Programs

Adult High School Diploma/Equivalency (GED/HiSET)

  • High School Equivalency (GED/HiSET) Completion
  • High School Diploma Completion


  • Auto Body and Pain Technician Program
  • Automotive Technician Program
  • Brakes/Suspension and Light Service Technician Program
  • Combined Upholstery Trades Program
  • Service Advisor Program

Business & Accounting

  • Account Clerk Program
  • Administrative Assistant Program
  • Medical Office Assistant Program

Child Development

  • Child Home Care Training
  • Early Learner Development
  • Infant Care Specialist

Clothing & Textiles

  • Clothing Construction (Clothing & Textiles) Program
  • Sewn Product Business Program

Digital Media

  • Digital Design
  • Digital Media I
  • Front End Web Developer I
  • Front End Web Developer II
  • Motion and Video production
  • Visual and Vector Design
  • Web Specialist Program

English as a Second Language (Level 7 & Advanced VESL)

  • Advanced English as a Second Language (ESL 7) Program
  • Advanced Pre-Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) Program


  • Health Unit Coordinator
  • Nurse Assistant Acute Care Program
  • Nurse Assistant in Behavioral Health Program
  • Nurse Assistant Rehabilitative Program
  • Nurse Assistant Training Program
  • Personal Care Assistant/Caregiver Program

Hospitality & Culinary Arts

  • Baking & Pastry I
  • Baking & Pastry II
  • Culinary Arts Advanced Program
  • Culinary Arts and Sciences Program
  • Food Preparation for Health Care Professionals Program
  • Professional Bakeshop Skills Program

Information Technology

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Program
  • Data Management Programming with Python
  • Desktop Technician Program
  • Linux Serve Administration Program
  • Network Security Specialist Program
  • Network Support Specialist Certificate Program
  • Network Systems Specialist Program
  • Network Technician Program
  • Programming with Python
  • Security Essentials Program
  • Server Essentials Program
  • Web Server Program
  • Windows System Administration Program

Skilled & Technical Trades

  • Electronic and Soldering Technology Program
  • Electronic Technician Program
  • Gas Metal & Flux Core Arc Welding Program
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Program
  • Plumbing Program
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding Program

If you are unsure of your eligibility, counselors are available to assist:

Regarding regalia (graduation caps, gowns, and tassels) SDCCE will be providing approximately 500 graduates with regalia free of charge. To be considered for regalia, please complete the 2020-2021 Virtual Commencement Petition no later than Monday, April 5th. Please note, if the demand becomes greater than the supply, we will distribute these by random selection.

We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. We will notify you closer to the date if either a drive-thru/walk-up celebration will take place or the remote possibility of an in-person ceremony.

On behalf of SDCCE, we look forward to celebrating your accomplishments.

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