Commencement will be held Friday, May 6th • 7 pm • Robinson Stadium. The ceremony lasts approximately two hours. The Commencement Ceremony is a ticketed event. There will be no admittance without a ticket. Each graduate will be given 5 guest tickets at the cap and gown pick up. Entrance and seating for guest will be with a valid ticket only. All graduates are encouraged to participate in this memorable event.
Graduating students must assemble on the ground level of Parking Structure 5 at 6 pm in the following order:
Students whose last name begins with the letters A through L should report to the line so labeled.
Students whose last name begins with the letters M through Z should report to the line so labeled.
In case of rain, Commencement will be held in Sexson Auditorium.
Diploma covers will be presented to each graduate at the Commencement Ceremony. Diplomas will be mailed to graduates upon verification of completion of all requirement for graduation.
Traditional cap and gown are required for participation. (Selected adornments to the cap and gown are permissible; please contact the Commencement Office for more information.) Rental caps and gowns are available through the Student Business Services office in the B Building (the bookstore building). Office hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday. Telephone (626) 585-7336. The Commencement fee is $45.00.
The deadline for ordering caps and gowns is 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 10th.
Caps and gowns may be picked up in CC-105, May 2 - May 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Questions? Call (626) 585-7384.
Graduation announcements, as well as order forms for personalized name cards, will be available at the PCC Bookstore. Bookstore hours are 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday; Friday hours are 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Questions? Call (626) 585-7378.
Class rings may be purchased. For more information, please call the PCC Bookstore at (626) 585-7378.
A commercial photographer will be capturing the moments when each graduating student receives their diploma. The photographer will mail proofs 1 -2 weeks after commencement, and arrangements can be made for purchase. The cost for a 5”x7” color print is $9.95, plus a handling charge. We request that flash/lighted photography and lighted videotaping not occur during the ceremony.
If you pre-register at gradimages.com you will receive $5.00 off any purchase of $25.00 or more.
The Commencement Ceremony will be live-streamed on this webpage starting at 7 pm, on May 6.
Please feel free to contact the Commencement Office in the Office of Student Life.
Campus Center (CC) Building, Room 105
8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
There will be a reception, hosted by the Associated Students of Pasadena City College, for the graduates and their guests in the Quad immediately following the ceremony.
Student Business Services
Commencement Office in the Office of Student Life
April 28, 2016
10 am - 2 pm
in the Wi-Fi Lounge
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- Pick up your cap & gown
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