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Last Update: 3/10/16

Commencement > Black Baccalaureate

37th Annual Black Baccalaureate Ceremony (2015-16)

Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Location: at Lincoln High School, 4777 Imperial Ave, San Diego, CA 92113

This Baccalaureate Ceremony is only for seniors and graduate students who are graduating in December 2015, May 2016 and Summer 2016. If you are graduating in December of 2016 you would not be able to participate in this years program because you fall under the 2016-2017 school year.

>>Read the Letter to Graduates from the Department Chair (.pdf)

Registration and Payment Information

Please register for the event by completing the form below. Last day to register is Friday, May 6, 2016 by 4:30 p.m

Please read the Baccalaureate conduct letter attached below before registering for the program.

>>Black Baccalaureate Conduct Letter (.pdf)

Registration Form

The fee payment amount in order to participate in this years ceremony is $35. Please bring this payment to the Africana Studies Department after you submit this registration form. The money is to partially cover the cost of the kente cloth, drummer, tickets and African Dancers.

If paying by check, money order or cashiers check, please make it payable to: The Africana Studies Department (In the memo field, please write Black Baccalaureate).

To pay by credit card, please use the Paypal button below:

IMPORTANT! All seniors who do not pay the required fee would not be able to participate in this years program.

Planning Committee

Interested in serving on the planning committee for this year's ceremony? If so please let us know by emailing us at


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