Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture

Commencement 2019

Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture

Commencement 2019 – University Quad

8 p.m., Saturday, May 18


All participants should arrive no later than 7 p.m.. in order to be properly assembled by the beginning of the ceremony.  Students and faculty will line up on:


Mansion Lane – (Line-Up)

Corner of University Drive and Mansion Lane (Check-In)


  • Line-up will begin at 7 p.m. Please line up by department according to your major (banners will designate your department).
  • Before joining the processional, students are requested to check in at the tent to receive their pre-printed reader cardStudents will only need to complete e-mail address (does not have to be CPP) and the phonetic spelling of their name. This card will assist the people who are announcing the names and be used to send proofs of photos. Carry the card with you at all times. It will be collected as you approach the stage to receive your certificate.
  • At the time of the procession, graduates will proceed to the seating area, following behind their department faculty. 
  • When it is time to walk to the stage, ushers will assist you. While your name is being read you will cross the stage and be handed a certificate. Place the certificate in your left hand and shake hands with President Coley, Dean Holz-Clause and your department chair. Graduate students will be hooded on stage prior to receiving their certificates. You will exit the front of the stage and return to your seat.

Caps & Gowns

Caps and gowns are available for pre-purchase at the Bronco Bookstore website:  

Honor Cords

If you have a 3.50+ cumulative grade point average as of the end of Fall 2018, pick up your honors cord from the Bronco Advising Center at the Student Services Building (SSB) 121 on the first floor, starting April 15, 2019. Photo identification is required to obtain a cord. An Honor Cord is not issued to "early commencement participants." 


Parking permits are not required. Please check this map for parking. Disabled and elderly guest parking is available in Parking Structure 2. Shuttles will be provided to the commencement area for all in the party that are traveling with a disabled and/or elderly guest.

Limousine parking must be arranged in advance.  A parking officer will provide parking instructions.  Please notify by (date TBD), to request limousine parking.

NOTE: Caltrans is closing the ramp from Kellogg Drive to the westbound Interstate 10 starting Tuesday, May 7, for freeway construction. Plan your departure from campus accordingly! Check this website for the latest construction-related closures.


There will be no reserved seating; however, ample seating will be available. There will be a designated area for handicapped seating.  Disabled/elderly’s seating is limited to the disabled and elderly and one additional guest only. Deaf or Hard of Hearing guests please contact Gina Dravis of the Disability Resource Center at (909) 869-5359 or for directions to the link that will provide services via your phone.