Virtual Commencement 2020 FAQs

FAQs

Eligible Participants

To qualify for the upcoming Graduation Ceremony, you must be finishing with your externship hours or completing their program by May 15th, 2022

Date, time, and location

May 15th, 11:00 am
Toyota Arena  

4000 East Ontario Center Parkway
Ontario, CA 91764

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Parking

$10 per car

Arrival time for graduates

Graduates should arrive by 9 am for registration. Guest doors will open at 10 am and no sooner.

Graduation Dress Code and Professional Behavior

You may decorate your cap with appropriate (no foul language) decorations. ACC staff will have the final say and discretion if your cap is decorated inappropriately. Please, do not decorate or alter your gown, you will be asked to purchase a new gown at $30, or you will not be able to walk during the ceremony. The student code of conduct will apply at graduation.

Please read this website for Toyota Arena Health and Safety

Please note the ceremony is currently scheduled following safety guidelines. We reserve the right to make any last-minute adjustments to the ceremony based on guidance and/or restrictions from state and local officials.

https://www.toyota-arena.com/arena-info/covid-19-responseplan

Cap & Gown

Where do I get my cap and gown?

Your cap and gown should be ordered directly from Achievers Cap and Gown. The gown is black with a cap and 2022 tassel.

To order, go to: accgradshop.com

The online order form needs to be completed on the website. Once completed, the order will be submitted and routed to the checkout page.

Your cap and gown are $30 +Shipping, Or to save on shipping. You can visit the Achievers store only open on April 25th thru 28th 9a-4p Address: 137 S. 9th Ave La Puente CA 91746

Can I buy the cap, tassel or stole, or any other items?

Yes. See the Achievers website for additional graduate items you can purchase.

Honorary cords, event tickets, and photos

How do I know if I graduated with Honors, Perfect Attendance, and Student Ambassador? How do I get my cords?

Graduates with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher and meet the honors criteria graduate with honors. Graduates with zero missed minutes in their entire course receive Perfect Attendance cords. Graduates that participated in the leadership program, Student Ambassadors will receive ambassadors cords.

How is Valedictorian determined?

The highest GPA and other factors determine the Valedictorian for the programs. Each campus selects one Valedictorian across each program.

RSVP Process

Graduates will RSVP on the "RSVP tab" and select to receive up to 5 tickets. A waiting list is available when you RSVP. All graduation tickets are received on campus ticket pickup days. Your Student Services will be reaching out to you with these dates and times.

*Every participating graduate is guaranteed up to 5 tickets. Tickets are calculated by the total amount of participants and then issued out fairly.

Your Student Services Team member will be contacting you via email or REMIND with more information on the honorary cord, photographer, and ticket pickup times and dates on your campus.

 

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact your Campus Student Services Department.

Los Angeles
Brenda Clydesdale | bClydesdale@americancareercollege.edu
Tanji Nelson | TNelson@americancareercollege.edu

Anaheim
Maria Adame | MAdame@americancareercollege.edu
Alec Bratcher | ABratcher@americancareercollege.edu

Ontario
Mayra Arzate | mArzate@americancareercollege.edu
Maria Rodriguez | MariRodriguez@americancareercollege.edu