EVC Commencement
5/25/2017 6:00 PM 5/25/2017 8:00 PM Academic Calendar Soccer Stadium



​​​​Congratulations to the Evergreen Valley College graduation class of 2017​​​! ​

​​Reserve your place in the Commencement Ceremony by filling out the Reservation Form​.

​​C​ommencement will be held Thursday, May 25 at the EVC Soccer Stadium, rain or shine.  The ceremony processional will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. and graduates will not be admitted onto the soccer field with the graduating class after the procession has begun.   Be sure to allow sufficient time for parking in heavy traffic and walking to the Graduate Assembly Area.​

Please click here to order your Cap and Gown. Deadline to order is March 31st.  

Please click here​ to obtain your 2017 Graduation Packet which contains crucial information regarding your Graduation Commencement. ​​​


Directions - See Directions

Parking - See campus map

Please Note: Parking Lot 9 will be reserved for Graduates, disabled, and elderly parking.

Shuttle service for disabled and elderly will be provided in parking lot 6.​

The Commencement Ceremony will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m.  Please arrive early to park. 


Graduates will be seated on the grass field; guests will be seated on the bleachers behind graduates.  In the evenings the field area can be windy and there will be no shade.  Please dress appropriately.  You may wish to bring sunglasses as the bleachers will be facing in the direction of the sun.

Greeters will be posted at the entrance and throughout the bleachers to assist with directions and seating.  If you need accommodations or special seating, please tell a greeter. They will direct you to someone who can assist you.​

​As many as 3,000 people attend the graduation ceremony, including family and friends of graduates, as well as faculty and staff.  There is no reserved seating and no tickets are required.​


You are invited to share in celebrating the success and accomplishment you helped make possible. Join the Commencement Ceremony in your own regalia to show support and appreciation for the success of your students.

​NOTE: Cap and Gown are required for participation.

If you do not already have your own, please purchase them at the EVC Bookstore by May 15th.

Timeline for Faculty​

    • 5:00 p.m. – Meet in SA-101 located in the MS3 Building for light refreshments and to prepare for Commencement line-up.
    • 5:45 p.m. – Line up for Proc​essional at the grass area near the Soccer Stadium.
    • 6:00 p.m. – Processional and Commencement Ceremony.
    • 7:30 p.m. ​– Graduate Reception in the grass area facing the Soccer Stadium Entrance.
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