Day of Graduation

Tuesday, June 7th, 2022


Rehearsal 

• 10:00am - Line up behind E7.

• Rehearsal is strongly recommended for all graduates.

• You do not need to wear your regalia during rehearsal.

• Rehearsal lasts about an hour and a half.

• Medals will only be handed out during rehearsal. 

Name Card Distribution 

• 3:00pm - Line up in the E3 Quad. 

• If your name is not in the program, you will not have a pre-printed card. Instead, you will be given a blank card to complete on location. 

• After picking up your name card, start forming two straight lines behind the E7 building. There is no alphabetical order so stand behind the last person in line and your name will be read off according to where you are in the line. 

Ceremony

• 5:00pm - Follow directions from Marshalls to Weingart stadium.


Guests Admission to the Ceremony 

• All your guests are welcome to attend. Invite as many friends and family members as you would like. No tickets are required. Encourage your guests to arrive early, as seats are not reserved or guaranteed.

• Your guests should refrain from using any air horns, noise makers, or whistles when your name is called. We would like for guests to hear everyone’s name. 

• Balloons are allowed. If any of your guests are bringing balloons, please let them know they will need to sit at the top of the bleachers to not block anyone’s view. 

• Please do not walk on the field.

Parking 

• Parking is free. All parking lots will be available to graduates and guests.

Live Broadcast 

• The ceremony will be videotaped for a live broadcast on the World Wide Web. By attending or participating in this event, you are giving your consent to be videotaped and you agree to allow the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD)/ East Los Angeles College (ELAC) and other educational institutions to use your likeness in advertisements and promotions that support education without change or reservation. 

• The live broadcast link is TBA. Check back before the ceremony.

Graduates Ceremony Protocol 

• We will be following LACCD Covid Protocols. Students, faculty, and staff must complete the check-in process through Cleared4. Visitors must complete this self-check survey before entering campus: https://bit.ly/elacselfcheck. Find up to date information on the district website: https://www.laccd.edu/About/News/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx.

• Only graduating candidates are permitted in the graduates’ seating area, on stage during the diploma presentation, and in the academic procession. If you have small children, please make arrangements for childcare. 

• Service dogs are permitted on stage. However, emotional support animals will not be allowed on stage with you.

• Restrooms will be available. Closing near the end of the ceremony.