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Graduation 2016

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 9:00 am


Information for Graduates section to learn more about:

NOTE:  to participate you must be receiving an Associate of Arts Degree, Associate of Science Degree or a CTE Certificate

  • Cap and Gown Purchase
  • Commencement Announcements
  • College Rings
  • Rehearsal and Program
  • Diplomas
  • Photographs

View the Guest Information and Parking section to learn more about

  • Ceremony Information
  • Seating for Disabled Guests
  • Parking Map for Guests
  • Disabled Parking for Guests

View the Information for Faculty section to learn more about

  • Faculty & Staff Robing
  • Faculty Regalia Order Form

For all other question visit the FAQ.

Do you want to speak at Commencement?

Two (2) students will be selected to speak during commencement. Simply write a 3-5 minute speech addressing the graduating students on the following topic:

"Los Angeles Valley College gives students an opportunity to develop their skills, to refine their talents, and to celebrate success."  Describe how this relates to your experience. 

Auditions for student speakers will be:

Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Student Union- Skybox Conference Room

Where to sign-up:  Please show up the day of the auditions.  You do not need to RSVP. 


Two (2) students will be selected by a committee of faculty and administrators based on content, appropriateness and time limit of the presentation. For more information about being a commencement speaker, please contact: The Student Services Office (818) 778-5516




Do you have a unique story you want to share?

Do you have a unique story about your background, college experience, or the struggles that you overcame to graduate from LAVC that you would be willing to share with the media? For example, are you a parent with unique circumstances, are you graduating with your spouse, sibling, or children, or have you overcome huge personal obstacles to be able to graduate?

The Los Angeles Times and Daily News would like to feature a LAVC graduate who has an interesting story to tell. If you would like to share your story, please email Jennifer Borucki at with a brief summary. Deadline is May 20, 2016.

Want to share what College/ University you will be transferring to this Fall on the LAVC Marquee? 

LAVC would like to publicly recognize students who will be transferring to four-year colleges and universities in the Fall 2016 on the college's two electronic marquees.  The announcement will appear on the marquee on June 7th, so you can take a photo showing your name in lights on the day of graduation!

If you'd like to share what school you're transferring to, please send an email with your name, the school you are transferring to, and your student ID number to by Friday, May 27, 2016.


 Mi Comunidad

"Dia de Reconocimiento"

Dia de Reconocimiento is a celebration of Latino students' academic achievements at LAVC. On Wednesday, May 18 in the Student Union Plaza we will acknowledge their hardwork towards graduation, transfer and/or receiveing scholarship recognition.