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Congratulations, Future Solano Graduates!
SCC 2016 Commencement Ceremony
Hollister Stadium, Main Campus
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Starts at 6:00 pm
Students arrive by 4:30 pm
Your completion of an AA/AS Degree or a Certificate of Achievement is a goal worth celebrating. This is an invitation for you to highlight your accomplishment by participating in the college-wide graduation ceremony. The following information will provide you with specific instructions regarding your participation.
Click the steps below for more information.
1. Petition for a Degree or Certificate
Petitions will be accepted in the Office of Admissions and Records through
3 pm on Thursday, March 17, 2016.
NO PETITIONS ARE ACCEPTED AFTER THE DEADLINE - 3pm on Thursday, March 17, 2016
2. Receive Invitation to Participate
Students who were awarded degrees and/or certificates in the prior fall or summer, and those who petition in the spring, will receive a letter from the Student Life Office by the third week of April.
This letter contains information about the ceremony, and a yellow participation card which must be returned to the Student Life Office.
3. Return Yellow Participation Card to Student Life Office
Be sure to return, in person, the yellow Participation Card included with your invitation to participate by the date indicated on the card. This confirms your participation. At this time you will be issued two rain tickets for guests in case of inclement weather - do not lose these.
4. Purchase Caps, Gowns, and Announcements
All graduation participants will be required to wear a black cap and gown. You may purchase your cap and gown in the Bookstore. Cost of the cap, gown, and custom tassel is $40.
You may also order announcements; graduation announcement information is available at the Bookstore.
Congratulations again on achieving this milestone in your education. If you have any questions about the graduation process, please contact the Student Life Office. Questions regarding graduation eligibility should be directed to the Office of Admissions and Records; you can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Solano Community College Mission Statement
Solano Community College's mission is to educate a culturally and academically diverse student population drawn from our local communities and beyond. We are committed to helping our students achieve their educational, professional, and personal goals centered in basic skills education, workforce development and training, and transfer-level education. The College accomplishes this three-fold mission through its dedicated teaching, innovative programs, broad curricula, and services that are responsive to the complex needs of all students.
Solano Community College Vision:
Solano Community College will be a recognized leader in educational excellence – transforming students' lives.