Commencement Ceremony and Graduation

Family and friends are invited to attend the Santa Fe Community College Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. on May 18, 2019, at Santa Fe Community College William C. Witter Fitness Education Center.

An online live-stream of the ceremony will be available during and after the event on the college’s YouTube channel.

For more detailed information, view Graduation FAQs


On the day of commencement plan to arrive early to check in, a photographer will be available to take individual pictures.  In addition to individual photos, two photographs will be taken of each graduate; one with the College President on stage and a second will be taken holding your diploma cover. An email will be sent to all perspective graduates after the ceremony to review the photos.  You will have the option of ordering from a variety of packages, however, there is no obligation to purchase.

Photographer: Lifetouch Special Event Photography


Tickets are not required of graduates or their guests to attend the ceremony.

Cooperation Requested

The audience may not enter the graduate-seating or stage areas at any time during the program. Since professional photographers will be available, family members and guests are requested to remain in their seats.


Flowers or gifts should only be given to graduates at the end of the ceremony as they will not be allowed to carry anything during the ceremony.


Parking is free. Designated handicapped parking spaces are available for those with an official handicapped license plate and tag.

Guest Information

Please encourage guests to arrive early.  We cannot allow saving of seats for those who arrive late. Doors will be closed when capacity is reached.

Graduation FAQs