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Vice President’s Message

Dear East Los Angeles College Graduates:

Start Here, Go AnywhereWe’d like to congratulate each and every one of you on your great accomplishment! We are so very proud of all that you’ve done during your time at ELAC. Your academic contributions, your dedication to our college programs/clubs, and your desire to learn have been invaluable to the college. We are very proud of you and are grateful for the legacy that you’re leaving behind. We are confident that as you embark on your next adventure, the path you blaze will continue to make our college proud.


Although you’re graduating, you will always be a member of the Husky family. We encourage you to join the Alumni Association, stay connected with our college and give back by supporting our programs and scholarships. The continued involvement of our alumni strengthens our college and our community.


ELAC’s Commencement is a time to recognize the completion of a program of study and to celebrate a beginning, the commencing of a new chapter in your life. We invite you and your family to salute your academic excellence and personal achievement by participating in Graduation Activities on Tuesday, June 5th.

Graduation activities include the following:

10:00 a.m. – Graduation Rehearsal

3:00 p.m. – Student Reception in the ELAC Garden (Stadium)

5:00 p.m. – Student line up begins in the E3 Quad

6:30 p.m. – Commencement ceremony begins in Weingart Stadium

~Parking is free~

We look forward to seeing you and the proud faces of your families at Graduation.


Best and Congratulations again!



Julie Benavides, Vice President - Student Services