Guests Information

Family and friends are part of your success at Moreno Valley College.  Provide the following information to your guests so they may enjoy this important achievement in your educational endeavors.


  • Tickets are not required for guests.
  • Seating may be limited, so please plan on arriving early, seating is on a first-come basis.
  • Ceremony will last about 75 minutes.
  • Guests should be in their seats by 5:00 p.m.
  • Guests are not allowed in the graduate seating area when commencement is taking place.
  • Guests are not allowed on the stage at any time, even after the commencement ceremony.
  • Important! No umbrellas, air horns, confetti, silly string, or beach balls.

For elderly guest and guest with disabilities:

  • Guest should arrive by 4:30 p.m. and park in Lot "E" (next to the Sports Field), see map for exact location.
  • A limited seating area for elderly guest and guest with disabilities will be available. Seating in this area is limited to the elderly and disabled plus one additional guest.

Useful Resources:


  • If you are coming early to establish seating, come prepared for the weather. You may want to bring: an umbrella (works for rain or shade), a tote bag to carry items in and trash out, bottle of water, snack, something to read, puzzle book or hand-held game, sweater or light jacket, sun glasses.
  • There will be no food vendors present. Visit our DINING section for dining options after the commencement ceremony.
  • Be aware the parking area and the commencement ceremony site are not in close proximity to each other.   Please plan accordingly.
  • Help us keep the college clean by disposing of any trash appropriately.