• Friday, May 18, 2018
  • 7:00pm
  • Epler Gymnasium, Room 9202, Building 9, second floor, Fremont Campus

Students must apply for graduation and be a 2017-18 graduate/candidate.  The following students are eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony:

  • Fall 2017 graduates
  • Spring 2018 candidates (students must have applied for graduation by March 17, 2018)
  • Summer 2018 candidates (check back in March for deadline to apply)
    • apply)
  • Review Academic Regalia (Caps, Gowns, Tassels, and Honor Cords).
  • Guests must be in line for check-in at Building 7, second floor by 6:15 pm. Graduates need to meet by 6:15pm in Building 7, second floor.

  • Tickets are required for guests. The ceremony begins promptly at 7:00 pm.Graduates will receive a maximum of 4 tickets for their guests when they purchase their cap, gown, and tassel at the Ohlone College Bookstore by the deadline: Check back in March for more information.
  • The gym will open at 5:00pm. The graduation ceremony will begin promptly at 7:00pm. Guests who arrive late will be asked to wait outside the gym until the conclusion of the processional when the doors will reopen for late-arriving guests.
  • Guests without a ticket have the option of viewing the ceremony in the Jackson Theatre in the Smith Center or watching the ceremony on a computer, tablet or smartphone. Tickets are not required for guests in the Jackson Theatre. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Graduates should leave personal belongings (purses, coats, suit jackets, etc.) with family and friends, since there is nowhere to store personal belongings during the ceremony.
  • Cell phones and pagers must be turned off (or silenced) during the ceremony—or, better yet, left outside of the gym.
  • The ceremony will end around 8:30pm.
  • ASOC is sponsoring a Graduation Reception at the Promenade by Building 7 after the ceremony. Please invite your guests to attend the reception with you.
  • Parking is free for the graduation ceremony.
  • Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the Ohlone campus.