Graduates: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Ohlone College Forty-Sixth Annual Graduation Ceremony
- Friday, May 24, 2013
- Epler Gymnasium, Fremont Campus
Q. When is the graduation ceremony?
Friday, May 24, 2013 at 7:00pm in the Epler Gymnasium (Building 9), Ohlone College, Fremont campus.
Q. Where and when do I meet for graduation?
Graduates need to be in Building 7, second floor no later than 6:15pm.
Q. Is there a graduation rehearsal?
No. Graduates are expected to read and understand the information on the "Instructions for Graduates" document they were given when they bought their cap and gown.
Q. Where do I get my cap, gown, and tassel?
Q. Should I arrive on campus wearing my cap and gown?
No, that isn't necessary. You can put on your academic regalia once you get to the lower level of the Gym.
Q. What time should my guests arrive for the ceremony?
Seats will start to fill up around 6:00pm, so please tell your guests that they should plan to arrive by 6:00pm. Guests who arrive once the processional starts will be directed to the overflow room to watch the ceremony on television monitors, wait outside the Gym, or stand for the entire ceremony.
Q. Is there a limit to how many guests I can invite to the ceremony?
Yes. Tickets are required for guests of graduates. Graduates will receive a maximum of 6 tickets for their guests when they purchase their cap and gown at the Ohlone College Bookstore.
Q. Is there special seating available for disabled guests?
Yes. There will be a special section in the bleachers near the platform for guests with special needs. Signs will mark this special seating area.
Q. Will interpreters be available at the ceremony?
Yes. Guests needing an interpreter will be able to sit in a special section in the bleachers near the platform.
Q. Will my guests need to pay for parking?
No. Parking is free for the graduation ceremony.