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Letter to Graduates from the Vice President

Graduation Cap decorated with Start Here. Go Anywhere.Dear Allan Hancock College Graduates,

You are invited to participate in the college’s 100th annual commencement that will take place on Friday, May 21, 2021, at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. College graduation is a memorable occasion, not only for you, but also for your family and friends. Your success represents sacrifice, commitment, hard work, and the determination to create more career and personal options for your future. The faculty and staff of Allan Hancock College are honored to have been a part of that process. Congratulations on completing your degree at Allan Hancock College! Now, it's time to be recognized!  

The 2021 Allan Hancock College Commencement will be a drive-through, socially distanced event where you will have the opportunity to walk across the stage, receive your diploma, and have your picture taken. Friends and families will be able to watch you from their vehicle(s).  

The morning ceremony begins promptly at 10 a.m. and the afternoon session begins promptly at 2 p.m. Graduates must arrive 30 minutes prior to check-in. Please refer to the graduation map.

Graduations are public events and by participating in graduation, it is possible that the media or other photographers may capture video or pictures of you that will appear in newspapers, social media, college publications, or on television newscasts. 

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Nohemy Ornelas, Ed.D.
Associate Superintendent/Vice President,Student Services 


For more commencement information please call 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3650.