Class of 2018
Class of 2018 Website: Olympian High – Class of 2018
Class of 2018 Graduation Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Location: Southwestern College Stadium, 900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, CA 91910
- Gates will open at 7AM for the general public
- Graduates are to report to the stadium at 8AM with cap and gown in hand
- Graduation will start promptly at 9AM
To ensure a positive experience for everyone and avoid an extra trip to your car, we kindly invite you to read below the list of prohibited items as ALL bags will be checked at the entrance by Southwestern College.
No large bags – No strollers – No baby powder – No umbrellas
No aerosol products – No drones, remote control aircrafts/car – No blankets/towels – Stadium Chairs Only
No air horns – No drugs or drug paraphernalia – No bottles (glass or metal) – No chains/chain wallets
No balloons – No e-cigs/vapes – No hydro flasks – No coolers
No re-entry – No fireworks/explosives/road flares – No knives/weapons sharp objects – No flags
No confetti/cannons/bags – No hover boards/skateboards/segways – No laser pointers/glow sticks/LED gloves – No mace/pepper spray
No pets/animals (unless ADA approved) – No outside food or drink – No fliers/samples/giveaways – No selfie sticks/tripods
No bikes/scooters/skates – No hula hoops – No large industrial video cameras
No guns/tasers/ammunition – No sharpies/marker/paint pens – No toy guns/squirt guns/slingshots
We recommend all families to arrive early as parking will be impacted by the large crowds. Entrances to Southwestern College will be from Otay Lakes Rd. or East H St. Traffic patterns will be setup by Southwestern College Police to direct guests to designated parking areas. Handicap parking will be available in Lots M and N. Please know a handicap plate or placard will be required. At the conclusion of the ceremony, please help prevent traffic jams by exiting the facility and parking lot in a timely manner.
For safety and security reasons, please know Southwestern College will close its gates once stadium capacity is reached. We recommend arriving an hour early to plan for traffic, parking, and walking.
Family and friends who are not able to attend will now have the opportunity to witness our student’s big day through Live Stream!
The entire event from beginning to end will be live streamed offering the best view in the house!
Please connect to the link below to enjoy this option:
- Livestream link will be provided as we get closer to the event date.
What you need to know regarding your graduation portraits:
- Everyone will be photographed.
- Photos will be online at https://events.lifetouch.com 7-10 days after the ceremony.
- Please allow 2-3 weeks for package delivery.
How to Order Graduation Portraits:
Go to: https://events.lifetouch.com, Select “Find your event”. This will prompt you to fill in the information needed to locate your images.
Cap and Gown Information
San Diego Graduate Supply
641 El Cajon Blvd, El Cajon, CA 92020
**Caps, Gowns, and Cords/Sashes will be distributed on Monday, June 4th at 9am in the Gym**
If you want to KEEP the cap, gown & tassel, you must order one through San Diego Grad and Supply for only $22.75. A previously used Loaner Cap, Gown & tassel are available to order after March 1st. The entire Loaner unit (all 3 pieces) will need to be returned immediately following the graduation ceremony, in reusable condition.