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Graduation: Commencement

Spring Commencement
Commencement exercises are held once a year at the end of the spring semester. A student may participate in commencement exercises when all degree requirements have been met or upon completion of his/her final semester of enrollment in required courses. Exceptions will be considered upon written petition to the Vice President of Student Services.

Commencement Ceremony: Barstow Campus
May 18, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the James Park Gymnasium
Doors open at 2:00 p.m. 

Check-In
May 18, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at the Student Services Building

All graduates must report to the Student Services Building (Viking Grill) by 1:30 p.m. to complete name cards, receive final instructions, and line up for the processional. As you walk toward the stage, you will hand a card to the reader and your name will be announced. You will then be presented with a diploma cover by the College President.

Commencement Reception: Barstow Campus
May 18, 2018, at the Performing Arts Center
A reception will immediately follow the commencement ceremony at the Performing Arts Center (Black Box). All graduates, families, friends, faculty, and staff are invited for refreshments sponsored by the Barstow Community College Associated Student Government

Commencement Ceremony: Fort Irwin Campus
May 2, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Sandy Basin Community Center (4674 Saint Vith Street; Fort Irwin; CA 92310)

Deadline to Register: April 15, 2018
Contact Fort Irwin Education Center for more information (760) 380-4218 or fortirwin.graduation@gmail.com

Check-In

All graduates must report to the Sandy Basin Community Center by 1:30 p.m. to complete name cards, receive final instructions, and line up for the processional. As you walk toward the stage, you will hand a card to the reader and your name will be announced. You will then be presented with a diploma cover by the College President.


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