Graduation


Are you graduating and interested in participating in the 2018 Moorpark College Graduation Ceremony? We would love to celebrate you! More details about the 2018 ceremony coming soon.

Dear Moorpark College Student,

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Congratulations on your completion or upcoming completion of a Moorpark College academic program.  You are invited to participate in the annual Moorpark College commencement ceremony.  This year’s ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 18th at 6 pm, outdoors in the college Campus Quad.

How Do I Participate in the Moorpark College Graduation Ceremony?
To participate in the graduation ceremony all you need to do is purchase a graduation regalia package from the Moorpark College Bookstore and follow the instructions inside the package.  It’s that easy.  This package will cost less than $60 and contains a cap, gown (black), a tassel and a diploma cover. The diploma cover will be handed to you on stage during the ceremony.  If you are graduating with Honors, (cumulative GPA 3.5 or higher), ask for a “gold” tassel when ordering your cap & gown regalia.   Graduation regalia packages will be available beginning Monday, April 10th through graduation day Thursday, May 18th. The college bookstore operating hours are:  Monday & Thursday 8am – 6pm, Tuesday & Wednesday 8am – 7pm,   Friday 8am – Noon; CLOSED Saturday and Sunday.

Every Moorpark College student who participates in the graduation ceremony must
purchase a graduation regalia package from the Moorpark College Bookstore.

Graduation Rehearsal – Thursday, May 18th @ 10:30am - Campus Quad
Graduation rehearsal will be held the morning of the ceremony on Thursday, May 18th at 10:30am in the outdoor Campus Quad. It is not mandatory for you to attend rehearsal, but highly recommended. I will walk through the ceremony & answer questions. The rehearsal will last approximately one (1) hour.

Guests//Tickets Not Required
Guests do not need “tickets” to attend the ceremony. Guest seating is first come first served seating in the outdoor Quad so please ask your guests to arrive early. Campus parking will be free. The ceremony will last approximately 2 hours.

Transfer Students – if you are transferring to a four year university, please notify the Career Transfer Center (Fountain Hall 110) as you receive your university acceptances by going online to www.moorparkcollege.edu/transfer and select “University Acceptances”.   You will receive an invitation to the Transfer Social where you will meet other students transferring to your university.

I look forward to your participation in this year’s commencement (graduation) ceremony.  If you have any questions regarding the ceremony please contact me at smiller@vcccd.edu or call (805) 553-4976.

Sharon Miller
Moorpark College Student Activities Department