Faculty and Staff

All Seattle Colleges faculty and staff are invited to participate in the ceremony either as members of the procession wearing academic regalia or as volunteers helping to direct students and guests throughout the day. 

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Please note: the information for 2024 has not yet been finalized. When the information is available, it will be posted here.

2:30 p.m. Chancellor's Reception
(refer to the Reception accordion box below for details, RSVP to attend)

4 p.m. Participants in the Processional Relocate to the Robing Room (Diamond Club) 

4:30 p.m. Line Up for Processional

5 p.m. Ceremony begins with Processional

7:15 Ceremony Concludes


Chancellor's Reception with images of Seattle Colleges logo and a scholar's cap and tassel

Seattle Colleges faculty and staff are cordially invited to a special Chancellor's Reception, on Thursday, June 22, starting at 2:30 p.m., prior to the 2023 commencement ceremony. Share in our excitement as we gather to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of this year's class of graduates and everyone who has been a part of their success. Stay afterwards and join the designated cheering section as we watch our graduates take their first steps into their futures.

Hors d'oeuvres and beverages are provided.

When:  Thursday, June 22, 2:30 p.m., prior to Seattle Colleges Commencement
Where:  T-Mobile Park, First Base Terrace Club
Hosted by Seattle Colleges Foundation

Please RSVP by Friday, June 9.

Questions or disability accommodation requests?
Please email scfevents@seattlecolleges.edu.

Faculty and staff should plan to change into their regalia before the ceremony between 4 and 4:30 p.m. in the Diamond Club, the designated robing room and preparation space. Line-up for the procession begins at 4:30, and the ceremony starts at 5 p.m.

Faculty and staff who plan to participate in the processional and who need to order rental regalia should complete the online order form by Monday, May 13 at 5 p.m.  
Note: the online order form is now closed.

Faculty and staff are welcome to bring their own gowns and regalia to participate in the processional. Feel free to bring your regalia to the designated robing area in the Diamond Club on June 21.

Any rental gowns and regalia items that were ordered by May 13 will be available prior to the ceremony in the Diamond Club. Once the ceremony is over, simply return the items to the Diamond Club.


  • Seating for guests is available on the top row of the concourse.
  • A designated reduced distraction/quiet zone for guests is located on the press level.


  • Captions will be displayed on the right-field and third-base scoreboards.
  • ASL interpreters will be displayed on the MarinersVision Screen.


  • Accessible parking in T-Mobile Park parking garage is available with a state-issued disability permit.
  • The sky bridge on the fifth floor connects the garage to T-Mobile Park.


  • All restrooms are ADA accessible.
  • Service animals are welcome at T-Mobile Park.


The Seattle Mariners transportation page shows the various ways to get to and places to park at or near T-Mobile Park. The fee to park at the Mariners Garage is $15 on Commencement Day.

If you are volunteering, ordered regalia and/or indicated that you will be marching in the processional, or have RSVP'd to attend the Chancellor's Reception you will receive an email with a parking pass to show the attendant at the Mariners Garage.


  • T-Mobile Park requires everyone to go through security and metal detectors before entering the stadium.
  • Please read the Mariner's Gate & Bag Policy FAQ for a full list of prohibited items.
  • Refreshments will be available for purchase at park concession stands. Note, vendors will only accept credit, no cash transactions.
  • Gender-neutral restrooms are available.
  • The nursing lounge is located at Section 128 near guest services.

For those unable to attend commencement in person, SCCTV will livestream the ceremony on Thursday, June 22, starting at 5 p.m. PDT at www.seattlecolleges.tv. Following the ceremony, SCCTV will post the video for on-demand viewing.