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Getting Ready for Commencement — rain or shine

El Camino College’s commencement ceremony will take place on Friday, May 15 at 4:00 p.m., rain or shine.

El Camino College’s commencement reception will take place, as scheduled from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Friday, May 15. The location for the reception has changed. The commencement reception will now be held in the East Dining/Alondra rooms and patio area, above the Bookstore.

The National Weather Service forecasts rain for Friday. The commencement ceremony will take place as scheduled at 4:00 p.m. on the Softball Field.

Getting to the ceremony can be challenging even in good weather. Be sure to allow even more time if the weather is inclement. Guests should plan to arrive early and dress appropriately for the weather. Guests may bring umbrellas, but are advised to be respectful of those around them and refrain from blocking the vision of others.

Additional seating for guests will be available in the Marsee Auditorium, where the ceremony will be live streaming.

Graduates are encouraged to wear raincoats or ponchos. Unfortunately, umbrellas are not permitted for use by graduates on the field, regardless of weather.

Click here for a map indicating the locations of the commencement reception, ceremony and additional guest-seating.

Please check back, the morning of Friday, May 15 for the latest information regarding the commencement ceremonies:

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 Last Published 5/13/15