Congratulations Class of 2022!

Commencement Celebration

May 27th, 2022
 
Please Note: Conditions for a safe commencement ceremony may change rapidly depending on the COVID 19 virus.  Check this site frequently for updates and/or changes.
If you or your guests need accommodations e.g. sign language interpreting, assistive listening device, mobility assistance, etc., please contact the Office of Categorical Programs at 559-925-3244. Deadline to request accommodations is Friday, May 13th.
Please read all information thoroughly
Regalia
** Order commencement regalia by April 29th to ensure timely delivery.
Items shipped will match West Hills College Lemoore school colors. All orders will be processed by a third-party vendor - JH Tackett.
Veterans Upward Bound students:
Please contact departments to place regalia orders. Candace Simmons, candacesimmons@whccd.edu | 559-924-3234
EOPS/DSPS/CalWORKs students
Please contact departments to place regalia orders. Hollie Dillon, holliedillon@whccd.edu | 559-925-3243
Commencement Celebration RSVP
So that we can account for all graduates and their guests, each graduate must RSVP.
Using the link below, you will need to RSVP for yourself and your four allowed guests.

RSVP is now closed. 

RSVP HERE

Frequently Asked Questions
All updates regarding commencement will be sent to students via student email. Please check your email regularly to avoid missing any updates and important deadlines

When is commencement?
Friday, May 27th at 6:00pm.

Doors open at 4:30pm

Where is the commencement?
West Hills College Lemoore – Golden Eagle Arena. 

Will there be practice for commencement?
Yes, practice will be held Friday, May 27th, 2022 at 8:30 am at the Golden Eagle Arena.

Will I need to RSVP for the event?
Yes. So that we can account for all graduates and their guests, each graduate must RSVP. Using the link below, you will need to RSVP for yourself and your four allowed guests

RSVP is now closed. 

Are my family and friends welcome?
Only four guests per graduate are allowed for the ceremony. The RSVP link will ask you to provide that information. We highly encourage all participants to arrive together, with their four guests, in one car, to expedite the check-in process.  

What time do I need to arrive for commencement?
Doors open at 4:00 pm. We encourage all students to arrive with their four guests, in one car, to expedite check in process. Doors will close promptly at 5:45 pm to ensure everyone is safely seated - no exceptions. 

All students must arrive by 4:00 pm to check-in using the west entrance of the Golden Eagle Arena. 

Where can I purchase my cap, gown, tassel, and sash?
You can order commencement regalia starting March 16th, 2022.  Deadline to order all commencement regalia is April 29th, 2022 - No exceptions can be made to ensure timely delivery of all orders. ALL order details must be handled with the vendor. Sashes will be purchased for you and will be issued to you the day of commencement.

  • EOPS/DSPS/CalWORKs students, place regalia orders with Hollie Dillon:  holliedillon@whccd.edu | 559-925-3243
  • Veterans Upward Bound students, place regalia orders with Candace Simmons:  candacesimmons@whccd.edu | 559-924-3234

Will photography be available?
A local photography studio will take pictures of graduates with our campus president, Mr. James Preston during the ceremony. Social distancing guidelines will be in place. Additionally, student may have the opportunity to schedule a session with the studio before the ceremony. Please contact studio directly for this second option.

Will the ceremony be streamed? 
Yes, a live feed will be available. Information will be posted on this page.