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President's Welcome


Dear New Students:

On behalf of the Board of Regents, faculty, staff, and students at SCU, I welcome you with open arms!  We are thrilled to have you with us.

When you join the SCU community, you are joining a tradition of excellence. As leaders in evidence-based integrative healthcare education and collaborative practice, our mission is to train you to be competent, caring, and successful healthcare practitioners. You are embarking on a student-centered interprofessional education that is meant to be transformative—academically, socially, professionally, and personally.

In the coming weeks, I encourage you to explore the campus, get to know faculty and staff, and nurture your relationships with fellow students.

I extend my best wishes for a successful and rewarding year. I look forward to meeting you!


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John Scaringe, DC, EdD, President / CEO




Student Affairs - Orientation video


Please view this important presentation on student academic integrity and policies/procedures. 




Health System - Orientation video


Learn everything you need to know about SCU’s Health System. 




Learning Resource Center - Orientation video


The Learning Resource Center (LRC) will be very valuable to you during your time at SCU.  Learn how to get the most from the LRC. 




Academic Support Office - Orientation video


View this important presentation from the Academic Support Office. 




Auxiliary Operations & Physical Plant - Orientation video


Watch this important video from SCU’s Auxiliary. 




Commencement Information

Dear Graduates


Congratulations on your accomplishments. This is a momentous occasion and you should be proud of your success! You have worked hard and deserve a fantastic graduation ceremony. Our goal is to ensure that your special day is a huge success. As you can see below, there are several things that we will need as part of the graduation process:

 Graduation Regalia:

Regalia can be ordered on line at

All orders must be submitted through this website. Search “Southern California University of Health Sciences” .All orders must be submitted by March 1, 2018 If your order is not received by the deadline, you will be required to pay a $25.00 rush fee.

Graduation Announcements:

Please contact Kevin Hearne at for information and pricing on ordering graduation announcements.


 This is a mandatory event. You will receive your caps and gowns at rehearsal

Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Legacy Hall. Time will be 10:00am


Alumni Association Celebration

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Graduation Career Fair

Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 12pm to 2pm

Dress business casual, Bring your business cards and CV for review


Saturday, April 21, 2018

10:00am – 12:00pm


Cottonwood Church

4505 Katella Ave

Los Alamitos, Ca 90720


Graduation Logistics


Graduates need to be on-site at 7:45am. Pictures will start at 8:00am SHARP!  If you are not there you will not be in the group pictures.


**Seating for guests will start at 9:00am. Seating will be first come first serve. Ticket are not required and there in no limit as to how many guest you can invite. 

If you have guests with special needs please let Student Affairs know in advance at


Please watch this site and your emails for more details to come!! If you have any question please do not hesitate to contact Student Affairs at