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Summer School Graduation


Safety Tips

The following items will not be permitted into the graduation ceremony:

  • Food or drinks (including bottled water)
  • Balloons
  • Signs
  • Noisemakers (whistles, loudspeakers, foghorns, etc.)

No vases (floral arrangements in glass containers)

Guests wanting to bring bags for for diapers, cameras, or medical needs will be searched before entering the building.

Event coordinators will be available at the event to guide guests and answer questions.

Security will be present

All 2015 Summer High School Graduation information (dates, times, locations, etc) are subject to change. Please check website often for updates.

APS 2015 Summer High School Commencement: TBA

WHO:  Seniors who have been cleared by summer counselors and their home schools to graduate; this may be determined as late as July 20, 2015.  Summer High School Counselors review transcripts to determine who has enough credits to graduate.  If you go through the line and do not have enough credits to graduate, then your diploma will be held by your high school until you complete the required credits. 

Note: Students will receive a certificate of completion at the ceremony but must go to their home school to pick up their diploma. (Please give schools 3 days after graduation to review transcripts)


  • Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2015
  • Student Arrival Time: TBA
    • Check In Procedure
    • Sign in (name, school)
    • Check cell phones, purses etc.…
    • Fill out Grad Images card if student has not filled out and turned in prior to ceremony
  • Rehearsal:  5:30-6:30 TBA
  • Guests Arrive: 6:30-7:00 TBA
  • Graduation Ceremony: 7:00-8:00 TBA

*Students must attend rehearsal or may not participate in the ceremony.


  • Kiva Auditorium, Convention Center (401 2nd St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 (505) 768-4575)
  • Parking available in parking structures for $6 per vehicle


  • Gentlemen wear a white shirt with collar and tie, dark pants (no jeans), dark socks, dark shoes.
  • Ladies wear a dress or nice pants, dark shoes with heels that you can walk well in.


Campus Specialties, 1529 Eubank NE Ste. B, phone: 275-9357.  (Between Constitution and Indian School on the west side of Eubank)

Store Hours: TBA

  • 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. through June 28th, Tuesday through Friday TBA
  • 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturdays through June 29th 
  • Campus Specialties are closed Sundays and Mondays, AND CLOSED ALL OF JULY
  • EXCEPT they will be open on July 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 COST:  If you’ve already paid for a gown this spring, they’re holding it for you.  If you DID NOT yet pay for one, you need to hustle over there; they have limited sizes and limited “extras” available.   Have $50.00 in cash, money order, or cashier’s check.  NO PERSONAL CHECKS are accepted.  You will get a gown in your home school colors.

 WHO CAN ATTEND THE GRADUATION CEREMONY:  A predetermined number of tickets will be distributed at each summer school site through counselors to students based on the number of summer graduates participating in the ceremony.

  • Note: Because space is limited every person will need a seat and therefore a ticket.  This also includes infants in carriers.  Carriers and strollers are not allowed in the aisles and strollers will be checked in at the door.

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