2018 Graduation Instructions

If you plan to participate in Commencement activities you must:

  1. RSVP to participate in the graduation ceremony via this form
    RSVP'ing for the ceremony will ensure we reserve a chair for you that evening and that we have the correct phonetic pronunciation of your name.
  2. After the RSVP you will be asked to participate in a graduation survey.
    This survey will ask what your plans are for the future and what person had the most positive influence on you during your attendance at Yuba College.
  3. Review the Yuba College Commencement Ceremony in 10 Easy Steps.
    Carefully review the Yuba College Commencement Ceremony in 10 Easy Steps. These graphics provide details of how the Commencement Ceremony works and things you will need to know. This is important to read as we will not be holding a ceremony practice
  4. Purchase and pick up your cap, gown and tassel from the Yuba College Bookstore beginning April 2, 2018
    Graduates may purchase caps, gowns and tassels from the Yuba College Bookstore at a cost of $38.29 (this price includes tax). The Bookstore also has a pack of 10 graduation announcements available for $11.26 (this price includes tax). The Bookstore hours are: Monday - Thursday 8 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and Friday: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
  5. Purchase your graduation breakfast ticket:
    Graduation Breakfast is on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. in the Yuba College Cafeteria and graduates may purchase their breakfast tickets at Public Events (room 301) beginning Tuesday, May 1- Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Monday-Thursday. Price for graduates: $3; guests: $5. Tickets are limited and sold on a first come, first served basis.
  6. Attend Commencement on Friday, May 25, 2018. Ceremony starts at 7:30 p.m., graduates arrival time is: 6:30 p.m., in the Yuba College Outdoor Athletic Sports Complex:
    Candidates must be present and in line at the North East corner of the field by 6: 30 p.m. Bring your cap, gown and tassel (tassel will be on the right side), the 3x5 photographer card, with both sides filled out to commencement. This is important as the ceremony photographer will use this card to contact you with your graduation photographs.
  7. All graduates will receive a letter in the mail with these specific instructions and the 3x5 photographer card after May 4, 2018.
    If you have questions about commencement activities, please call (530) 741-6829.