Commencement

people at ceremony

The ceremony is scheduled to be held at 10:00 a.m. on June 23, 2022, and will be held indoors at the Garden Grove Community Meeting Center at the following address:
11300 Stanford Avenue
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Parking is located next to the Garden Grove Main Library on Stanford Ave. and additional parking can be found next to the Fire Department on Acacia Pkwy. Please do not park in the Senior Center parking.

Updated on 5/4/2022
 
Limit: Ten Guests Per Graduate
 
Guest will need to arrive 15-20 minutes to find parking and seats.
 
Guidelines
  • Each graduate can only bring a maximum of three guests.
    • Subject to change: If COVID cases are low, the guest limit may be removed.
  • Masks must be worn, and social distancing must be practiced.
  • No eating or drinking inside the main room where the ceremony is held.

Important:

Graduates must arrive by 9:15 a.m.

Graduation 2022 Cap & Gown Rental

  • Free Cap & Gown Rental are provided. If you return them late, return them in poor condition, or do not return them, there is a fee.
    • You will need to sign the Cap & Gown Rental Agreement.
  • If you are going to pick up your cap & gown on the day of the ceremony, please arrive by 9:00 a.m.
  • After the ceremony, you can return them immediately to the Constitution Room in the GGCMC.

Graduation

If your I-20 is valid and you have graduated or are scheduled to graduate in:

  • 2020: Winter 2020, Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020
  • 2021: Winter 2021, Spring 2021, Summer 2021, Fall 2021
  • 2022: Winter 2022, Spring 2022, Summer 2022, Fall 2022

Then you may be eligible to participate in the Graduation 2022 Ceremony. Please note that spaces are limited and your I-20 cannot be extended to only attend graduation.

Note: To check when your last quarter will be, please access your Populi account and run the Degree Audit.

(1) Photoshoot (Thursday, May 19, 2022)
The event has passed.
The Make-Up Photoshoot no longer has vacancy.
 
(2) Graduation Ceremony – June 23, 2022
Each graduate is only allowed to bring a maximum of 10 guests.
 

Am I required to participate?
You are not required to attend the photoshoot or the ceremony.

All students are still required to complete the graduation paperwork and pay their graduation fee.

What are the guidelines?

  • Masks are strongly encouraged.
  • Graduates and guests may have their temperature checked before entering; if they have symptoms related to COVID, they may be asked to leave.
  • Adhere to the guest limit. (Currently 10 guests per graduate)
  • No eating or drinking inside the main room where the ceremony is held.

How many guests can I invite?

Due to the situation regarding COVID, each student can only invite a limited number of guests due to limited seating.

The current number is each graduate can invite up to ten guests.

What are graduation invitation letters?

These are only available for graduates who are attending the graduation ceremony. They are letters addressing the guest inviting to attend the event.

Guests who are traveling into the United States may need them for their visa interview.

Where can I request graduation invitation letters?
Please email studentaffairs@stanton.edu

I am interested in attending the 2022 Ceremony. How can I RSVP?
Please email studentaffairs@stanton.edu and inform that you are interested.