Commencement 2014

The Office of Student Service is in charge of staging the college's annual commencement ceremony which is traditionally held on the last Friday of May. 

This year's ceremony will be held on:

Friday, May 30, 2014 
6:00 p.m.
in the Green
(the green plaza in the front of the 2000 Life Science Building)

Graduates from the previous summer and fall semesters, as well as those graduating in the spring, are eligible to attend the ceremony.  Approximately 250 graduates participate in the commencement ceremony each year.

The official graduate invitation will be emailed to all eligible graduates in early April 2014.

In addition, a separate email will also be emailed to only those graduates who are eligible to audition to be the Valedictory Speaker at Commencement.  Eligible are students those who have applied and been approved for graduation for summer, fall and spring AND have a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA.  This year's auditions will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.   Eligible students must schedule an interview appointment by April 17.

For questions regarding the general commencement ceremony, please call the Office of Student Services at (707) 256-7363 or stop by Rm 1330.



Grad Fair


April 2 & 3, 2014

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

NVC Bookstore


Take this opportunity to purchase graduation announcements and class rings and get better deals via Jostens rep.

For product information visit



 to carefully and thoroughly read the

Checklist for Graduates.