DHS Graduation is May 31

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Downtown High School Commencement Ceremony

for December 2021, June 2022, & Summer 2022 Graduates

Congratulations on your student graduating this year!  We look forward to celebrating and honoring all our graduates at the 2022 Downtown High School Commencement Ceremony.  The in-person details are as below and the event will be livestreamed:


Date: Tuesday, May 31st

Entry Time: 9:30 a.m. (graduating seniors must arrive at 9:30 a.m.)

Ceremony Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (please be on time, we start promptly at 10)

Place: McAteer Field, enter on O’Shaughnessy

Muni Service: Bus lines 44,48,52 Train L

Parking: Limited parking in the lot with attendants, street parking

Graduation Guest Agreements

Downtown High School, the City, and SFUSD worked hard to make this event a joyful, memorable, and safe experience; therefore, we respectfully request that all guests adhere to the following expectations.

  • 6 guests per student. All graduation ceremonies are ticketed events and tickets may be received from Downtown HS. Tickets will be available May 13th. Contact Mr. Osorno to pick up your tickets (415-695-5860).
  • Masks are not required but are encouraged.
  • No food or drink allowed except water.
  • No confetti, balloons, beach balls, or noisemakers due to public health regulations.
  • Exit as soon as the ceremony is over so we can prepare for the next graduation.
  • No congregating in or around the venue will be allowed.

Picking Up Caps & Gowns, Invitations & Senior Portraits

By appointment only starting May 9 through May 27th - call 415-695-5860.  

Mornings: 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Afternoons: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The school entrance is at 693 Vermont Street between 18th and 19th Streets.

Diploma Distribution & Technology Return

Students must return hotspots and Chromebooks to receive their diploma.  

  • Students who return their technology by May 27th will receive their diploma at the graduation ceremony.
  • Students can return their technology and pick up their diploma at the school on June 1st and 2nd between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.