Information for GraduatesOur next annual commencement is scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Stadium & Track.
The ceremony is held in De Anza's Stadium & Track to allow for unrestricted seating for you, your family and friends. Please come prepared with sunscreen, a hat or umbrella and water.
Dress Code: No high heels are permitted in the Stadium & Track or athletic fields. Flats or tennis shoes are the recommended footwear.
To ensure you have a pleasurable graduation experience, we have listed some key information to assist you.
Before Graduation Day
Volunteers will be available to help with disability-related questions. Accessible seating for mobility, vision, or hearing impaired guests and their companions will be reserved and clearly designated.
The program will be sign language interpreted and assisted listening devices will be available for loan to hard of hearing guests or graduates. If you require captioning please contact Disability Support Services.
For further information or assistance with special needs not specified here, please call Disability Support Services, 408.864.8959 (V) or 408.864.5650 (TDD). Suggested parking for those with California disability placards or plates is Parking Lot E. No parking fees will be required for commencement visitors.
Cap and Gown
Your cap and gown may be purchased at the De Anza Bookstore. The cost of the cap and gown is approximately $49.00 plus tax and includes an attractive diploma cover. Please have your gown pressed for the commencement. Graduates completing their studies at De Anza College with honors will be eligible to wear the De Anza gold sash during the ceremony.
Bob Knight Photo will provide digital pictures of you on graduation day. You'll be able to share your proofs with friends and family around the world and store your images in a stable format indefinitely. Details will be included in the information letter you will receive from De Anza College the first week of June. Visit the Bob Knight Photo website to find out more.
Building: ADM 150
Contact: Paula Joseph