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Pacific Oaks College 

64th Annual Comm​encement Ceremony


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The Pasadena Civic Auditorium
300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101

June 8, 2024, Ceremony Begins: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

GRADUATE CHECK-IN Opens at 8:30 am: 

Go to Exhibit Hall C 

Behind the Pasadena Civic Auditorium: Follow the signs.

Auditorium Doors Open to Public: 9:00 am for guests.

(first come-first serve guest seating)


Graduate Important Reminders 2024.pdf


KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Kaci Patterson, Founder and Chief Architect of Social Good Solutions (SGA)

Kaci Patterson Keynote Speaker Bio 2024.pdf ​​​

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GUEST TICKETING INFORMATION HAS GONE OUT TO ALL ELIGIBLE GRADUATES WHO HAVE REGISTERED FOR THE CEREMONY. 

PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL.


Please complete the steps below in-order to participate in the Commencement Ceremony:

1. You MUST submit a Petition for Degree Conferral Form (if you have not done so already). Every degree candidate is REQUIRED to file a petition with the Registrar's Office. Once the form is complete and submitted, you will receive an e-mail to your PO student email account indicating the form has been received. This will start the process for a Program Degree Audit based on your records. Fill out the form HERE.

***ATTENTION SUMMER 2024 GRADUATES ONLY: IF YOU ARE GRADUATING SUMMER 2024 (WALKING SHORT), YOU 

​​WILL NEED TO ALSO SUBMIT A GENERAL PETITION.*** ​​FILL OUT THE FORM:​ HERE. 

2. ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER (RSVP)​​​ for the Commencement Ceremony.

Closed as of March 31, 2024.

*To check Eligibility Requirements visit the Academic Catalog. Click HERE.​​​

​3. Purchase your Regalia (Cap/Gown/Hood). All participants are required to purchase their own regalia (cap/gown/hood). Deadline to order is March 31, 2024 To select and purchase your regalia through Jostens, please click HERE.

*Jostens virtual and in-person sessions information to follow.

4. SASHES (Optional): To purchase a sash/stole click HERE.

Please Note: A sash/stole may not be available for all degree programs. You'll need to contact the program manager for your degree for more information.

5. ATTEND both Commencement 101 & 102 Sessions for more information.

Commencement 101 session

​DID YOU MISS IT?

TO VIEW RECORDING CLICK HERE.​

Commencement 102 session

​DID YOU MISS IT?

TO VIEW RECORDING CLICK HERE.

           


*Please note, individual degree programs have specific participation requirements. Please review the "Participation in Commencement" Section of the Academic Catalog found HERE.


 SEEKING A STUDENT SPEAKER FOR THE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

ARE YOU INTERESTED?

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Hooding Ceremonies

Some programs host separate hooding ceremonies for master's degree graduates before the commencement ceremony day. 

May

MFT LFS Hooding: May 31st: 1pm-4pm:

June

MFT LGBTQIA+ Hooding: June 1st: 1pm-4pm

MFT Trad/Trauma Hooding: June 2nd: 12pm-4pm

HD & SOE Hooding: June 5th: 5:00 pm 

OLM Hooding: June 6th: 3pm-5pm

MSW Hooding: June 7th​: 3pm-5pm

For more information, please contact the program manager for each school directly.

School of Cultural & Family Psychology

Jonathan Capogrossi: [email protected]

School of Human Development and Education

Ted Von Heiland: [email protected]

School of Global Leadership & Management

Dr. Ja Ne't Rommero: [email protected]

 

Hotel Stay Information 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pasadena - Los Angeles, an IHG Hotel

3500 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107 ​ (626) 792-1363


​Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Pasadena/Old Town 

180 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103(626) 403-7600


​​Pasadena Hotel

​​​928 E Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91106​​​

Pacific Oaks College Commencement Weekend



HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CEREMONY OR ELIGIBILITY​?

Email us at [email protected]





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