Saturday, October 30, 2021

1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena, CA 91103

​This page is dedicated as a resource for information, instructions, and guidelines to help you prepare for your time to "walk across the stage" and hear your family and loved ones cheering you on!  Additional Resources and Information will be provided on this page as the event date approaches.

 Important Information

​Here are links to important information you will need in order to attend Commencement.  Event Details, including how to register to attend and how to purchase regalia are listed below these important links.

Important: Masks Are Still The Rule
Pacific Oaks College is committed to ongoing assessment of how COVID-19 is affecting our campus and community.  Therefore we will continue to adjust protocols accordingly to keep our staff and community members as safe and healthy as possible.

While the Rose Bowl Stadium may have a separate mask policy, Pacific Oaks College is requiring ALL graduates, staff, faculty, and guests to wear masks while attending the event.

​              Optional Sash Information for Graduates  

Event Details
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Time: 9:00am (check-in begins promptly at 7:30am)
Location: Rose Bowl Stadium, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena, CA 91103

Important information for your invited guests

Registration for the October 30, 2021 Commencement has now closed.  The deadline for registration was Monday, September 20, 2021.

Regalia (Cap/Gown/Hood)
Deadline to order your Regalia through Jostens is September 23, 2021 (9/20/2021).  All participants are required to purchase their own regalia (cap/gown/hood).  Regalia is available for purchase through Jostens.  To select and purchase your regalia through Jostens, please click HERE.​

Graduates with a degree conferral date of Summer 2019 through Summer 2021 are eligible to participate.  Graduates who were approved and participated as a “walk-short” in the May 2019 Commencement are not eligible.

Electronic ticketing information will be provided to all registrants.  Ticketing information will be sent after September 20, 2021 (Registration Deadline).  Each participant will receive a maximum of 8 tickets for personal guests.  Valid tickets will be required of all audience members for entry to the Rose Bowl Stadium.   No exceptions for entry to the Rose Bowl Stadium will be made.  Guests under the age of two (2) are not required to have a ticket.

Hotel Information
The Courtyard Los Angeles Pasadena/Old Town is offering a special Group Rate for $159 USD/Night.
Stay from Friday, October 29, 2021 through Sunday, October 31, 2021
LAST DAY TO BOOK: Friday, October 8, 2021
To book your stay with this special Room Rate, please click HERE.

Definitely start making your plans to be present 
in at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California 
at 9:00am on October 30, 2021!

​​Please make sure you don't miss out on Commencement!  Double-check that you have completed the following if you believe your degree will be complete by the end of Summer 2021 Semester:

​1.  Visit our Degree Conferral page for important policies and procedures regarding your degree conferral HERE.

2.  Submit your PETITION FOR DEGREE CONFERRAL to the Office of the Registrar.