Graduation -- Credit Students

Plan to attend the 2012 Graduation Ceremony on Friday, June 15, 2012
at 7:00 p.m. in the Newport Performing Arts Center. 

Come and celebrate the accomplishments of OCCC's 20121 graduates at this special event.

Date: Friday, June 15, 2012
Ceremony location: Newport Performing Arts Center
777 W Olive Street, Newport, OR 97365

Directions & parking information
Time: Graduates check in by: 6:00 p.m.
Commencement Ceremony begins: 7:00 p.m.
Reception to Follow:  8:00 p.m.
Professional photographs: Available at the Reception
 (details below)

 

 

 

Information for graduates and their guests:

Photos for the Newspaper Every year OCCC has photos of the current graduating class in the News-Times.  In addition, OCCC presents a slide show at the graduation ceremony of  the current graduates.  Please come in and have your picture taken.  A gown is provided for these photos.  Photos are taken in room 64 at OCCC's Central Campus (Newport).  Dates/Times for photos are:
 
Tuesday, May ?
Wednesday, May ?
Thursday, May ?
Tuesday, May ?
Wednesday, May ?
Thursday, May ?
10:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m.
Professional Photographs Cohen and Park Photographers will be available to take photos of graduates as they walk across the stage after they have received their degree or certificate. They will also be available in the Black Box Room on the ground level of the Performing Arts Center if you want photos taken during the reception. Pricing starts at $17 per sheet. For Cohen and Park questions, call (541) 265-5419.
Invitations Invitations will be available for pick up when you come in to have your photo taken.  Students are given 10 invitations at no cost when they come for photos.   Additional announcements are available for $.50 each.
Graduation Regalia Students need to purchase their caps and gowns for graduation.  Please contact Jostens, a vendor of graduation regalia, for information about sizes and ordering.  Orders must be completed by May ??, 2012.
Attendance It is important for us to know if you will be walking at the graduation ceremony.  Please email graduation@occc.cc.or.us and confirm your participation in the June 15, 2012 graduation ceremony by May 19, 2012.
Student Speaker Nominations A ballot box located in the commons at Central Campus and at the reception desk at North Campus to nominate one of your fellow students to speak at this year's commencement ceremony.  Nominations are due by May 5, 2012.
Next Step What will be your Next Step?  The information you provide will be read at the graduation ceremony as you cross the stage to receive your diploma or certificate.  Please complete this form and let us know what the future holds for you.  Will you be transferring to a university?  Taking a break?  Looking for work?  
Parking Parking is free for you and your guests.  Keep in mind that those attending the GED commencement ceremony will be occupying spaces in the PAC parking lot so, if you plan to come early allow for this.
Family and Guests You may bring as many guests as you wish to the ceremony.  No tickets or reservations are necessary for your guests.
Your Diploma When you cross the stage, you will receive a congratulatory certificate in place of your actual degree or certificate. The official document will be mailed to you if all graduation requirements have been met. Please return to your seat after you cross the stage area so you can be conferred as a graduate of Oregon Coast Community College.
More questions? If you have questions, please call 541-867-8501 or send an email to graduation@occc.cc.or.us