Arrival

Moreno Valley College is located 16130 Lasselle Street, Moreno Valley, CA 92551 Commencement will be located on the College Park (Soccer Field) area next to parking lot E.

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  • Tickets are not required to attend the commencement ceremony.
  • Seating is limited and is at first-come basis so plan to arrive early.
  • Reserving seats for family and friends is not permitted. If seats are saved, we will promptly ask you to give up those seats for arriving guests.
  • Ceremony will last about 75 minutes and guests should be in their seats by 5 pm.
  • 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 commencement ceremony.
  • Air horns, confetti, silly string, or beach balls are prohibited during commencement.

Parking is free on Commencement Day. No permits are required except for staff or designated handicap spaces (placard required). You will be able to park in lots B, C, or D. Plan to arrive early to ensure available parking.

  • Guests should arrive by 4:30 pm and park in Lot "E" (next to the Soccer Field).
  • A limited accessible seating area for elderly guests and guests with disabilities will be available. Seating in this area is limited to the elderly guests and disabled guests with disabilities plus one additional guest. Your guests must have a ticket to be seated in this area. One ticket is good for one elderly guest or guest with disabilities plus one additional guest to accompany them.
  • Tickets are free of charge and will be available in the MVC Bookstore beginning May 17. They will be given on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Only the graduate of the guests can pick up the tickets and the graduate's name must be on the list of graduates in the Bookstore.
  • The college does not provide wheelchairs. If you or a family member attending needs the assistance of a wheelchair, we urge you to use your own to bring to campus for the day.
  • An American Sign Language interpreter will be present at ceremony.

Conduct During Ceremony

It is our goal to provide a ceremony that is festive, formal, and memorable to all our graduates and guests. We ask for your help in making the ceremony a pleasant experience for all by attentively considering the rights and feelings of other participants and guests.

  • Guests are kindly requested to remain seated during the ceremony. Photo opportunities will be available after the ceremony. Graduates are guided out of the seating area and into the main gathering area.
  • Air horns, confetti, silly string, or beach balls are prohibited during commencement.
  • Guests are not allowed on the stage at any time, even after commencement ceremony.
  • Guests are not allowed in the graduate seating area when commencement is taking place.
  • Reserving seats for family and friends is not permitted. If seats are saved, we will promptly ask you to give up those seats for arriving guests.

Health and Safety

Although Moreno Valley College does not anticipate any security problems during Commencement, we will be taking special measures to ensure the safety of everyone who attends Commencement.

These policies are subject to change without notice.

  • Illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia.
  • Animals except for service animals (guide dogs).
  • Weapons of any kinds including firearms and knives.
  • Alcohol and tobacco products (cigarettes, vape pens, etcetera) is prohibited on the premises. MVC is a smoke free campus!

The Commencement ceremony is an outdoor event. Prepare yourself for the appropriate weather condition. Please bring sunscreen and a hat as well as an umbrella or raincoat, should there be inclement weather. Dress with an eye to the weather and comfort.

Gifts for your Graduate

  • A souvenir program book, listing the names of all the graduates will be free, one per family.
  • Participating graduates will receive one complimentary program book when they check-in for the ceremony.
  • Flowers will be sold before/after ceremony. If desired you can purchase flowers on the soccer field.
  • Other MVC approved vendors will be on-site during the ceremony.

 

 

 

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