Congratulations to the 2015-16 graduating class of
Allan Hancock College!
Members of the 95th graduating class of Allan Hancock College will celebrate commencement
Friday, May 27, 2016, at 1 p.m. on The Commons, located in the heart of the Santa Maria campus between buildings
F and L. About 2,000 people are expected to join the graduates at the ceremony.
The college will host a graduation rehearsal the morning of Commencement. Students
should report to Grad Central (the gymnasium in building N) at 10 a.m. to participate
in a brief run-through. Food will be provided.
Students who are participating in the ceremony must report to Grad Central by noon
dressed in their caps and gowns.
If you are unable to attend graduation, you may view the livestream starting at 12:45 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2016.
Information for Graduates
Special Seating Due to Disability
Graduating students who may need special seating due to a disability will need to
contact Pam Wood in the Admissions and Records office (805) 922-6966 ext. 3281 or
email@example.com no later than Wednesday, May 25, 2016.
AHC Bookstore Grad Fair May 11
The AHC Bookstore is excited to announce our upcoming Grad Fair on Wednesday May
11th! Students come get your cap and gown early! This event will be occurring at both the Santa Maria and Lompoc bookstores. Students
and faculty can arrive at any time during store hours:
- Santa Maria Campus: 7:45 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
- Lompoc Valley Center: 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Students purchasing their caps and gowns will need to provide an ID for us to verify
with our current list of AHC graduates.
As a thank you for coming to Grad Fair on May 11th, all students and faculty who purchase regalia, will receive a coupon for 25% OFF
a single gift or clothing item (at regular price) at the bookstore for future purchase.
Discount cannot be used towards graduation products.
Graduate Photos by Lifetouch Photography
Lifetouch Photography will be photographing diploma presentations to graduates during
the commencement ceremony. Graduates participating in commencement will be able to
view their photos online at www.lifetouchevents.com. Photos will be available to view and purchase as of May 31, 2016 to September 30,
2016. Use the following password to access the event on the website: AHCGRAD2016.
Questions about the photos should be directed to Lifetouch Photography at (805) 614-6888.
Student Veterans of America is awarding you with a graduation “Sash” to wear at graduation.
For more information please contact Josh Mueller, President, Student Veterans of America
AHC Chapter (805)315-4897.
AHC Faculty Regalia
Attention Faculty: If you plan to participate in Commencement and do not already
have your own regalia, then please fill out the order form here and submit to the bookstore no later than April 21. Orders placed after that date
will incur late fees. Please contact the Allan Hancock College Bookstore if you have
Additional Questions? For graduation information please call 805-922-6966 ext. 3248.
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