Information for GraduatesOur next annual commencement is scheduled for Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Stadium.
The ceremony is held in De Anza's Stadium to allow for unrestricted seating for you, your family and friends. Please come prepared with sunscreen, a hat and water.
Dress Code: No high heels are permitted in the Stadium or athletic fields. Flats or tennis shoes are the only footwear allowed. This is to protect the turf.
To ensure you have a pleasurable graduation experience, we have listed some key information to assist you.
Please continue to check back for additional details.
Before Graduation Day
Volunteers will be available to help with disability-related questions. Accessible seating for mobility, vision, or hearing impaired guests and their companions will be reserved and clearly designated.
The program will be sign language interpreted and assisted listening devices will be available for loan to hard of hearing guests or graduates. If you require captioning please contact Disability Support Services.
For further information or assistance with special needs not specified here, please call Disability Support Services, 408.864.8959 (V) or 408.864.5650 (TDD). Suggested parking for those with California disability placards or plates is Parking Lot E. No parking fees will be required for commencement visitors.
Cap and Gown
Your cap and gown may be purchased at the De Anza Bookstore beginning Monday, May 16. The cost of the cap and gown is $51.95 plus tax and includes an attractive diploma cover and tassel. If you are borrowing a cap and gown from a former De Anza graduate, you may purchase a diploma cover and tassel for $22.95 plus tax, also at the Bookstore.
Please have your gown pressed for the commencement. Graduates completing their studies at De Anza College with honors will be eligible to wear the De Anza gold sash during the ceremony.
Building: ADM 150
Contact: Paula Joseph