Student Services: Special Events

Student Life at Golden Gate University is full of exciting and rewarding times. Here are a few events that highlight the rich experience of being a GGU student.


2011 Graduation

Each Spring, Golden Gate University holds commencement ceremonies to honor and celebrate the proud achievements of its graduating classes. Candidates must apply by the deadline.


Student Success Orientation is your opportunity to learn about the services available to you as a GGU student, to ask questions, meet some of the faculty members, meet other new students, get academic advising and register for classes if you have not done so already.

Note: The Student Success Orientation is not intended for Degrees+ students. Degrees+ student orientation will be available via

Learn More about Student Success Orientation


Community Days are perfect opportunities to meet and network, take a break from your studies and spend time with your families and fellow classmates.

GGU Community Days
Past events include:
  • GGU's Annual Griffin Bowling Tournament
  • San Francisco Food Bank
  • Giants Game
  • San Jose Sharks Game
  • Day at Six Flags Marine World
  • Golden Gate Park Cleanup
  • SGA Volunteer events