In an effort to share information on Santa Ana College's 2021 Commencement ceremony we've developed a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the event. We will continue to update this page so please check back for updates.
Where will the Commencement be held?
Angel Stadium, 2000 E Gene Autry Way, Anaheim, CA 92806
What is the date and time for the Commencement?
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 9:00 a.m.
Is this also for the class of 2020 graduates?
Do we need to register to attend, and will there be a registration deadline?
Yes, registering will be required. Students registering after the deadline will not be accepted.
(information on how and when to sign up and deadline dates, will be forthcoming)
What if I didn't receive a survey, will I still be able to participate?
Please contact the Graduation Office to see if you are eligible.
Do I need to wear a cap and gown?
Yes, and you can order from the bookstore. SAC Don's Bookstore
Will students be seated on the field?
No, students will be seated in the stadium seats.
Will graduates go on the stage to receive their diplomas?
No. Graduates will stay in their seats in the stands while their name is called.
Will guests and graduates that are unable to use stairs be allowed to use the elevators?
Yes, all graduates and guests will have access to elevators.
Will we be allowed to bring guests?
Yes, each graduate will receive two guest tickets. (information on how to obtain your tickets will be forthcoming)
What time will the parking lot open and is there a fee for parking?
7:30 a.m., and parking is free.
May we tailgate in the parking lot?
No. there will be absolutely no tailgating allowed.
May I bring balloons?
No. Balloons are not allowed inside the stadium.
Will there be photo opportunities?
Yes, in the stadium parking lot after the ceremony.
Will there be refreshments or snacks for sale at the stadium?
No, there will be no food or drinks for sale, and you are not allowed to bring in outside food or drinks into the stadium. The exception being, 1 sealed water bottle per person only.
May we wear heels?
No, but Wedges are ok
Will we be sitting with our guests?
No, students will be seated in the student section, and guests will be seated in a separate guest section.
How can I purchase my cap & gown?
Please visit the SAC Don's Bookstore website for more information?
Will the graduating
procession start at 9 am?
No, graduates procession will begin at 8 am. Please make sure your guests arrive at the same time as the graduates so they are able to watch you in the procession.
Will the Ceremony be Live Streamed?
Yes. The ceremony will be live streamed via Youtube.
What Covid 19 safety protocols will be in place during the event?
Masks will be required for all participating graduates and guests at all times while on stadium property. The parking lot is included as stadium property, Therefore, masks must be worn while taking photos in the parking lot.