Commencement Ceremony 2019

Commencement Ceremony 2019

Dear SSU Graduate:

We look forward to sharing in the celebration of Southern States University’s Annual Commencement Exercises on Sunday, June 23, 2019, in San Diego. We invite you to take part in this time honored university tradition to commemorate your academic achievements at Southern States University, together with your family and friends.As you walk across the stage at the beautiful Bahia Resort Hotel in Mission Bay, San Diego, and enjoy the stunning bay view, it will be one of the most memorable moments of your lifetime.

Please RSVP via e-mail at, and confirm the number of guests you will be bringing to the commencement ceremony by or before Thursday, May 23, 2019.

Please include the following information: your name, student ID number, program (BBA or MBA), Campus location, home country, cap and gown Size (S,M,L).

Should you have any questions or need additional information, please feel free to contact me.

Congratulations Class of 2019!

Important information

Commencement Ceremony

Location: Bahia Resort Hotel, 998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109 Date: Sunday, June 23, 2019.


Mandatory Rehearsal (Students Only): 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Reception (Students & Guests): 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Ceremony (Students & Guests): 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Hotel Accommodations

A courtesy discount of 15% on hotel rooms at the Bahia is available for limited time.  This discount applies to prevailing room rates at the time of reservation.  To make room reservations and to receive the discount, please contact as soon as possible the Reservations Center at 1-800-576-4229. Be sure to mention “Southern States University Commencement”.


Public parking is available free of charge in the areas surrounding the hotel. Please reference the map attached.

Hotel Restaurant and Bar

Dinner is available for SSU guests at Café Bahia after 5:30pm.  Reservation is requested and the maximum party is up to 16 guests. To make reservation, call (858) 539-7635. Drinks are available at Tangier Bar. For more information, call (858) 539-7645.

Bahia Belle Cruises

Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Mission bay. For more information, call (858) 539-7720.

Bahia Resort Hotel

998 W Mission Bay Dr

San Diego, California 92109

United States (US)

  • Bahia Resort Hotel