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Parking is Limited!

Parking for graduation will be extremely limited. A shuttle service will be provided to help minimize traffic concerns because parking downtown will be extremely limited.


Graduation attendee parking will be at MiraCosta College Community Learning Center located at 1831 Mission Avenue in Oceanside. Continuous shuttle service from the Learning Center to the front of the graduation on North Myers street in Lot 24-B will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will run to 4 p.m. 


Any patrons interested in taking Uber should use lot 24-B as the designated drop off pick up location.


Gates to the event will open at 11:00 AM. Arrive early.



Driving Directions

Please be advised that Mission Ave. is now a one-way street from Horne St. to the Pier. Several streets will be closed around the Pier Amphitheater, including Pacific St., Pier View Way, The Strand, and Mission Ave. 

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Graduation June 7, 2018

Class of 2018 Graduation

oceanside-ampitheater-300x225.jpgOceanside High School

Class of 2018

Commencement Ceremony

Thursday June 7, 2018

Junior Seau Amphitheater, Oceanside Pier


Ceremony Begins at 1:00 p.m.  

Gates open at 11:00 am


  • Admission Tickets:  All graduating Seniors will be issued 5 tickets to the graduation ceremony.  Honors Graduates receive 7 tickets. Any person attending the event, regardless of age (including infants and toddlers), will be required to have a ticket to enter the Amphitheater.  There will be no charge for admission tickets. No Exceptions: Lost tickets will not be replaced.
  • Handicapped Seating Area:  A limited number of handicapped accessible seats will be available for persons requiring this type of access.  Seating in the handicapped area will be limited to the handicapped person and one attendant.  Admission Tickets will be required for anyone sitting in this area. Click here for Disabled Permit Request Form. The deadline to submit request for Handicapped Permit is May 25th.
  • Prohibited Items: Any item that blocks the view of people seated in the amphitheater (balloons, signs, umbrellas, etc...), ice chests, alcohol, tobacco, weapons of any kind.  All persons are subject to search as a condition of admission. 
  • Students must have ID Card for all graduation activities. 
  • Questions or concerns: Contact Assistant Principal Kenneth Wright

Important Dates!

Clear All Debts by May 31st

Be sure to clear ALL debts (Textbooks, Library, Athletics, Etc...). All school property including athletic and music property, textbooks, library books, parking permits, etc... must be turned in and/or fines must be paid by May 31stStudents with outstanding debts will NOT be allowed to check out or to participate in graduation ceremonies. 

Senior Check Out June 5th 7:00-9:00 am

Be sure that your books are turned in and your debts are cleared by May 31st, and definitely before you come to Senior Check Out! We will begin distributing Green Check Out Slips at 7:00 am on Tuesday, June 5th.. Students may get on the bus for Grad Night or head home once they have received their green slip. 

Cap & Gown and Tickets Distribution June 6th 1:00-2:30 pm

Caps & Gowns, along with graduation tickets, will be distributed after graduation rehearsal on Wednesday, June 6th between 1:00-2:30 pm in the OHS GYM. Be sure to bring your ID Card & Green Check Out Slip.

Graduation Rehearsal June 6th 12:00 pm

Students must be at the Junior Seau Amphitheatre on Wednesday, June 6th by 12:00 pm for rehearsal.


Students will receive information regarding procedures, rules, and arrival time for the ceremony. Any student not at rehearsal may not be able to participate in the graduation ceremony.

Disabled Parking Permit- due May 25th

Families must submit a request for a disabled parking permit to the main office. Click here for a disabled parking permit request. Deadline to submit request for disabled parking is Friday, May 25th


The SpringHill Suites Oceanside is Marriott's newest addition to the San Diego area and is offering a special rate for Oceanside High School Graduation.  The hotel is a 30 second walk to the beach and the Oceanside Pier. They are located just across the street from the Oceanside Amphitheatre.

Click Here to reserve a room.

Watch Graduation Live! 2017


Graduation 2016

Congratulations Class of 2016 Graduates! 

Thanks to KOCT, if you missed graduation or want to relive the moment, you can watch the outstanding event here! 



Graduation 2015

Congratulations Class of 2015 Graduates! 

If you missed graduation or want to relive the moment, Watch the outstanding event here!