Commencement exercises for the Fall, Winter, and Spring-Summer classes of 2015 – 2016 will take place on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at the Grandview Pavilion at 300 Island Drive in Alameda, CA.
The ceremony is scheduled to begin in the ballroom at 11am. Graduates must arrive no later than 10:30am. An hors d’oeuvres reception is scheduled to follow in the adjoining garden pavilion.
Invitations will be available for pickup in the admin office beginning in early April 2015. You may opt to have your invitation and tickets mailed to you by indicating your preference on the RSVP form (below). Graduates are entitled to five invitations each to send to family members and friends.
Graduates will receive two guest tickets free of charge with their RSVP. Additional adult tickets are $20 each. Children under 10 are $10 and children under 2 are free. Accommodations will be made and hors d’oeuvres and beverages ordered based upon RSVPs.
Faculty & Board Members receive admittance free of charge, but must have a ticket to attend the event. Please use the link above to RSVP.
Current Students & Alumni are also invited to attend the ceremony. Tickets are $20 apiece and may be purchased using the link above.
Please purchase your tickets ahead of time, as due to venue restrictions, tickets will not be sold at the door. Each guest must have a ticket to attend the event.
Please RSVP for yourself, submit your measurements for caps and gowns, and submit your nominations for faculty and student speakers no later than Friday, May 1. Additional guest RSVPs will be accepted through May 8.
Please share the above link with your friends and families.
Graduating Students/Graduates and Faculty participating in the ceremony will dress in traditional regalia, which will be ordered in advance. Please record your cap and gown size (head circumference and height) when you RSVP. Instructions on how to measure yourself are included on the RSVP form. Alternatively, an administrative staff member will be happy to measure you for your cap and gown when you RSVP in person.
Note: Gowns and hoods may be wrinkled from shipping and should be ironed or steamed prior to the ceremony.
Please note that caps, gowns, and hoods are rentals and must be returned following the reception. You are responsible for any damage to the caps, gowns, and/or hoods. If you would like to wear/keep your gown and hood after the ceremony and reception, you may do so; but you must be responsible for returning them to the administrative office in the week following the ceremony. If you do not return them within this time frame you will be required to pay the full value of the gown and hood.
Students are invited to nominate a fellow student and faculty member to speak at the ceremony. Nominations are submitted as part of the RSVP process. Please click on the button above to RSVP.
Call or email Ji Hyang Padma at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-666-8248, x127.