Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations to all our graduates and their families who attend commencement this year!

Thank you to William D. "Bro" Adams, the retiring president of Colby College in Maine and a dedicated supporter of the liberal arts, for serving as our keynote speaker. Read more about Adams.

Check back in mid-July for photographs and video of this year's event.


Mark your calendar if you plan to graduate by spring or summer 2015.
Date: Saturday, June 27
Time: 9 - 11 a.m.

Apply for Graduation
to Participate in June Ceremony

To meet the deadline, please allow yourself enough time to complete the application process.

If you plan to graduate in spring or summer 2015, file for your degree by Friday, June 26, to participate in the commencement activities on June 27.

The deadline to file for graduation to have your name included in the printed commencement ceremony program has passed.

Join in Congratulating our Graduates!

As many as 5,000 people, including family and friends of the graduates, as well as faculty and staff, have attended previous graduation ceremonies. Therefore, we suggest that guests arrive early.

Please come prepared for hot weather; bring sunscreen, a hat and water. No tickets are required and parking for this event is free.

Cap and Gown and Other Information about Graduation Day

Caps and gowns: Graduation caps and gowns will be available for purchase at the Bookstore and at the Stadium prior to the ceremony.

Find out more about what you need to know about graduation day, including time lines, disability-related questions, graduating with honors and photographs.

For all other questions about the graduation ceremony, call the Office of College Operations at 408.864.8758.

What's so special about De Anza's graduation ceremony? Check out last year's highlights!

Building: ADM 150
Contact: Paula Joseph
Phone: 408.864.8758

Last Updated: 6/30/14