2024 Commencement Information

  • We look forward to you joining us in celebrating the graduates of the Class of 2024. We recognize that this is a special day for you and your student. In preparation for these ceremonies, Vallejo City Unified School District wants to ensure our senior families have the most accurate and up-to-date information. Knowing the importance of this event and that some family members may be unable to attend in person, the ceremonies for John Finney, Jesse Bethel, and Vallejo High Schools will be live-streamed on the VCUSD Communications YouTube page.


    Hogan Middle School
    Date: Thursday, June 6, 2024
    Time (Last Name A-L): 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
    Time (Last Name M-Z): 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Location: Hogan Middle School Auditorium (Big Gym)

    John Finney High School
    Date: Thursday, June 6, 2024
    Time: 11 a.m.
    Location: Corbus Field at Vallejo High School

    Jesse Bethel High School
    Date: Friday, June 7, 2024
    Time: 9 a.m.
    Location: Corbus Field at Vallejo High School

    Vallejo High School
    Date: Friday, June 7, 2024
    Time: 1 p.m.
    Location: Corbus Field at Vallejo High School

    Vallejo Adult School
    Date: Thursday, June 13, 2024
    Time: 10 a.m. 
    Location: John Finney Education Complex Amphitheater


    General Information

    • This ceremony is important for all families. We ask that all guests be respectful during the entire ceremony, specifically during the presentation of diplomas, to ensure all graduates receive their moment of recognition. 
    • Tickets are required for entry and are ceremony-specific. Tickets will be collected at the venue entrance.
    • Note that children three years old or younger will not require a ticket if they do not occupy a seat.
    • Since tickets are collected upon entry, please understand that we will not permit anyone to reenter if they leave the venue at any point.
    • Seating options for people with disabilities are available on a first-come, first-served basis.



    • Please allow plenty of time for parking. Staff will direct you where to park. 
    • Doors will open one hour before each graduation. 
    • Standard safety protocols will be used to enter the facility to ensure the safety and security of all graduates and their guests.
    • Parents and guests are not allowed in the graduate holding area before the ceremony.
    • We encourage all families and friends to leave space between groups and strongly recommend wearing masks.



    • Seats are on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • Groups planning to sit together should arrange to meet outside the venue and enter together.


    Corbus Field and Prohibited Items

    • Appropriate behavior is expected of all students and family members during the ceremony.
    • Please do not bring noisemakers, balloons, umbrellas, or any other items that may distract from or block a view of the graduation ceremony. If you bring prohibited items to the stadium, staff will secure them and will not be allowed in the venue.
    • Videotaping and photography are permitted only from the seats in the audience. Guests are not allowed on the field during the ceremony.
    • A professional photographer will take your graduate’s photograph when receiving their diploma, and you will receive information on purchasing these photographs.



    • After the ceremony, parents and other guests will meet graduates outside Corbus Field on Nebraska Street.
    • Guests are not allowed on the field during or after graduation.
    • Graduates are not permitted to leave graduation early.


    Thank you so much, and we’ll see you at commencement!