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Graduation Information

Join us for Commencement 2019!

59th Annual Commencement Ceremony

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All family and friends are invited — no ticket required!

FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019
6:00 P.M.
LIBRARY QUAD


Graduation Rehearsal

FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019
10 A.M.
LIBRARY QUAD

Are You Eligible to Participate?

We invite you to participate in the 2019 Commencement Ceremony — if you graduated or will graduate from Foothill College during the following terms:

  • Summer 2018
  • Fall 2018,
  • Winter 2019
  • Spring 2019* or end of Summer 2019*

Get Ready at Grad Fest!

Wednesday, May 15 • Hearthside Lounge • Noon–1:30 p.m.

Petition for graduation, pick up your cap and gown, and get your questions answered. Plus, you can apply to be the student commencement speaker!

*NOTE: If you plan to graduate in Spring 2019, you must petition by May 31 for your name to be included in the printed program.

*If you petition to graduate for Summer 2019 before the June 28 ceremony, you may participate in the ceremony but your name will be included in the following year's program.

Commencement Student Speaker Tryouts - Apply by May 17

This Year's Theme: Service Leadership

Are you graduating this year? Do you believe that you can inspire and motivate the class of 2019?

Yes! Then we encourage you to apply and possibly become this year’s student commencement speaker. To be considered, you'll SUBMIT your WRITTEN SPEECH proposal for selection.

Steps to Graduate

  • Meet with your counselor and submit a Petition to Graduate by May 31 to participate in the commencement ceromony and to have your name printed on the program.
  • Apply to be our Student Speaker by May 17.
  • Purchase your cap and gown from the Bookstore starting June 1-28.
  • Invite your family and friends to attend – no tickets required!
  • Attend Graduation Rehearsal Friday, June 28 at 10 a.m. at the Library Quad.
  • Arrive at the Smithwick Theatre patio by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 28, dressed and ready to go. Ceremony starts at 6 p.m.
  • Celebrate your accomplishments at a complimentary reception sponsored by ASFC immediately following at the Smithwick Theatre patio.

Disability Support

If you require accommodations for a disability, please contact Bidya Subedi at subedibidya@foothill.edu or 650.949.7039 in the Disability Resource Center to make arrangements.

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Grad Fest

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

Noon - 1:30 p.m. • Hearthside Lounge (2313)

Petition for graduation, pick up your cap and gown, and get your questions answered. Plus, you can apply to be the student commencement speaker!

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Questions?
We're Here to Help!

Student Affairs Office

650.949.7241


rodriguezcatalina@fhda.edu


Campus Center Building 2000 Room 2002

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