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Congratulations to the 
Evergreen Valley College 
Graduating Class of 2023!


Graduation Guide: The 2023 Graduation Guide will be updated here shortly.

Please email the Director of Student Development: 

Important Dates to Remember

February 16, 2023- Grad Fair Day

11:00am-1:00pm, Gullo II

Come stop by Gullo II to get all the information you need to prepare for your big day. Herff Jones will be present to answer all your questions about ordering your Cap and Gown and other graduation items. We will have one of our amazing counselors present to speak to students about the grad petition process. You will be able to schedule your appointment to meet with a counselor to complete your Grad Petition on the spot. In addition, we will have gifts for Graduating Students, a 360 Photobooth for you to take photos with your friends, and Free Food!

See you there!


March 24, 2023- Last Day to Submit Graduation Petitions

There are three ways to schedule your Grad Petition Appointment:

1. Visit Grad Fair on February 16th inside Gullo II between 11:00 am-1:00 pm

2. Stop by the Counseling Office located in SC-250 to schedule your Grad Petition appointments or to ask any questions you may have related to the Grad Petition process.

3. Call the Counseling Office at (408) 270-6475 to schedule your Grad Petition appointments or to ask any questions you may have related to the Grad Petition process.


March 29, 2023- Last Day to Pre-Order Cap and Gowns

Cap and Gowns pre-order with shipment to the EVC Bookstore ends at 8:59 pm PST. Pick-up of pre-ordered Cap and Gown orders will occur beginning mid-April. Students who do not pre-order their Cap and Gown can still purchase their cap and gown directly from the EVC Bookstore beginning in May.  Graduates also have the option to order their cap and gown for direct delivery to their homes. The deadline to order Home Ship is Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at 8:59 pm. The Home Ship option shipping cost is $13.95. Items shipped to your home will ship out within 30 days of your order date. For this reason, do not recommend waiting until the home-to-ship deadline, as the ceremony is on Thursday, May 25, 2023.

 To pre-order your cap and gown and other graduation items, such as announcements and class rings. Please visit the Herff Jones Website at:

May 12, 2023- Last Day to RSVP for Commencement and Request Tickets

Students must RSVP by this date and submit their ticket requests in order to participate in the Graduation Ceremony Thursday, May 25, 2023. Absolutely no exceptions will be given after this date.

Students can RSVP via the MarchingOrder website link received in their email or by visiting Students will need the code provided to them in their email so please make sure to check your email regularly after submitting your grad petition. Please also ensure that your email address on file in Admissions and Records is accurate and up to date.

May 24, 2023- Graduation Practice

For those interested, the Office of Student Life will offer a practice graduation at 4:00 pm in the EVC Soccer Stadium. This will be an opportunity for graduates to see how the flow of the day will go, where to check-in, how to cross the stage, and to answer any last-minute questions you might have.

May 25, 2023- THE BIG DAY

Your graduation will take place in the EVC Soccer Stadium. Parking Lot 9 (the closest Lot to the Soccer Field) will be reserved only for Graduate Parking. Please read through the EVC Graduation Guide for other recommended parking lots for guests. All graduates must arrive and be checked in before the 5:45 pm line up begins. 

4:45 p.m.- Graduate Check-In

5:45 p.m.- Graduate Line Up Begins

6:00 p.m.- Graduation Starts

Congratulations on your accomplishment. We are so proud of you!

Additional Information

Cap and Gown Information

Interested in pre-ordering items for your graduation such as your Cap & Gown, Graduation Announcements, Class Rings, and More? Evergreen Valley College is partnered with Herff Jones to provide you access to a variety of items to celebrate and remember your huge accomplishment! Please read below for more information.

Herff Jones will be present during Grad Fair on February 16th to take Pre-Orders on Cap and Gowns and other related Grad related items such as class rings and invitations.

You can also place your order directly from the Herff Jones Website by clicking here.


Important Dates


Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at 8:59 pm

Deadline to pre-order to pick up your Cap and Gown on Campus:

*there is no shipping charge to have your pre-order shipped to campus. Pre-orders will be delivered to the EVC Bookstore beginning April 14, 2023


Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at 8:59 pm

Deadline to order Home Ship: 

The last day to order your Cap and Gown to have it shipped to your home is Tuesday, April 25, 2023. The shipping cost is $13.95. All orders placed for home shipping will ship within 30 days of the order date. Please plan accordingly for processing and delivery time. Remember that graduation is on May 25, 2023. If planning to ship to your home we do not recommend you wait until the deadline to order your cap and gown.


Monday, May 8, 2023

The bookstore is expected to have Cap and Gowns and other items such as graduation chords and heritage stoles in stock by this date. Sizing is not always guaranteed so we recommend pre-ordering your Cap and Gown in advance.



Employee Information

We are so excited for you to join us in celebrating the Graduating Class of 2023. More information will be updated here shortly.

Faculty And Staff Volunteer Information

We are looking for name readers and volunteers during the ceremony. More information will be updated here shortly.

Please Sign up to Volunteer Today!

Guests and Visitors Information

Welcome! We are so excited to welcome you to the EVC campus as we celebrate the Graduating Class of 2023. Below find important information you will need for attendance.

Directions to EVC - See Directions

Parking - See campus map

Please plan to arrive early to park and find your seats

Please Note: Parking Lot 9 will be reserved for Graduate, handicapped, and elderly parking ONLY. All other guests must park in neighboring lots.

Shuttle service for the elderly or other individuals needing assistance will be provided in parking lot 6.

The Commencement Ceremony will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. After this time, guests will not be permitted to enter the soccer stadium until after the procession has entered. We recommend that guests be seated by 5:55 pm.


Due to COVID-19, the number of possible guests in attendance has been limited. Although there is no reserved seating, tickets are still required to enter the stadium. Guests without tickets and without proof of vaccination or approved medical/religious exemptions will not be permitted to enter the stadium.

Graduates will be seated on the grass field; guests will be seated on a limited number of seats on the field and in 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 and seats will be facing the direction of the sun. For safety reasons, guests must remain seated during the duration of the ceremony. As such, we ask that you please refrain from bringing large umbrellas that may block the view of the ceremony for other guests.

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.