Happy graduates posing together.

Congratulations Class of 2017

Congratulations!  Commencement is a joyous occasion and we have a few tips and reminders that will help the process go smoother.  

Please read and complete all required forms carefully. Forms must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office by specified dates in order to participate in the 2017 Commencement Ceremony.  
   
If you have any questions regarding graduation requirements and the ceremony please do not hesitate to contact us.
 

Event Information


When:
Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Ceremony will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m. and will last approximately 2 hours.

Where:
Pasadena Civic Auditorium
300 E. Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
  • Lobby doors (only) open at 12:00 p.m.*
  • Auditorium Doors open at 12:30 p.m.
  • The venue is open seating where seats are taken up on a first-come basis.   
*The lobby doors will temporarily be closed at approximately 12:58 p.m. for the Graduate processional then they will be re-opened.

Please note:
The Pasadena Civic Auditorium does NOT allow balloons in the Auditorium. If balloons are brought in, an usher will place the balloons into storage until after the ceremony.

For their safety, family, friends and faculty are NOT allowed in the dressing room (Gold Room).

Directions and Parking:
Driving Directions
Area and Parking Map
Hotel Listing

Parking is available under the Pasadena Civic Center structure for approximately $12.00.  You may also find parking across the street at the Paseo Colorado mall for approximately $12.00 (parking can be validated if dining or shopping in the mall).

Tickets:

Tickets will be available for pick-up in the Library, beginning April 3rd, 2017.
  • Each graduate will receive their requested amount of tickets to the commencement ceremony (maximum of 12).
  • Additional tickets can be purchased at $5.00 per ticket at the Pasadena Box Office the day of Commencement. 
  • Everyone will need a ticket in order to enter the auditorium, including children (2 and above).

 

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