2017 Commencement Ceremony 


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Friday, June 30
6-8 p.m.


Commencement Livestream: We're going live!

Family members or friends can't make it to campus to cheer you on? They can still watch our commencement livestream with captions on this page. Check back at 6 p.m. on June 30.



Photography and videography will take place prior to, during and after the graduation ceremony. If you wish to ensure that your image is not recorded or used by De Anza College in informational and promotional materials, please notify the photographer.

Commencement Speaker Announced  

Diego Gomez smilingThis year’s commencement speaker will be Diego Gómez, a philosophy major and 2017 graduate, who says that being a student mentor and teaching assistant at De Anza showed him the importance of community and the potential for change. 

Gómez is one of the two President's Award winners for 2017. He will be transferring to San Francisco State University this fall. During his time at De Anza, he worked as a mentor for the Men of Color Community program and as a teacher's aide for Chicano Studies. 

Read more about Diego Gómez.

2017 Student Awards and Scholarship Winners

Stephanie Dittrich 

Stephanie Dittrich

President's Award

 Jorge Guitron 

Jorge “Georgie” Güitrón

DeHart Scholarship

Suleima Ochoa

Suleima Ochoa

Pister Scholarship

Read more about this year's award winners

Here's the official video from last year's ceremony







Building: ADM 150
Contact: Paula Joseph
Phone: 408.864.8758

Last Updated: 6/23/17