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ENJOY THE VIRTUAL CEREMONY - REV 6/29/2020 (1:26:46)


All LACCD campuses, including West Los Angeles College, will hold an online Virtual Recognition Ceremony instead of an in-person commencement (graduation)  due to public orders requiring social distancing, and prohibiting large public gatherings to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Each Ceremony will be approximately two and a half hours long, depending on the number of graduates for the college.

WATCH THE ORIGINAL (6/9/20) CEREMONY ON YOUTUBE <

 

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  • HOW AND WHEN DO I GET MY DIPLOMA?
    Once your final grades are posted and the Registrar’s Office confirms that you have met the requirements of graduation, you will be mailed your diploma to your home address. Please make sure that you update your mailing address in the SIS portal.

  • IF I DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE VIRTUAL RECOGNITION, CAN I STILL PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY NEXT YEAR?
    Yes! Although we encourage you to participate this year, if you do not, you can still walk in the in-person ceremony next year.

  • VIEW INFORMATIONAL EMAIL SENT TO STUDENTS

  • WHAT IS THE BEST WAY FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO VIEW THE CEREMONY?
    Friends and family can view the ceremony on Facebook or YouTube. They just need to go to the Facebook or YouTube page of the college you are graduating from at the start time of the ceremony to start viewing.

  • IS THERE A LIMIT TO THE NUMBER OF GUESTS I CAN INVITE?
    There is no limit to how many guests you can invite! Everyone is welcome to tune in and celebrate your achievements with you!

  • DO I NEED SPECIAL SOFTWARE TO PARTICIPATE?
    No special software is needed to participate. The Virtual Recognition Ceremonies will be broadcasted on Facebook and YouTube.

  • CAN I VIEW AND PARTICIPATE FROM MY PHONE?
    Yes! You can open up your Facebook app and go to the Facebook page for the college you are graduating from at the start time of the ceremony to view the recognition. You can also open your YouTube app and go to the YouTube Channel for the College you are graduating from at the prescribed start time of the ceremony to view the ceremony. You can also use internet browsers from your phone to navigate to Facebook or YouTube to watch the ceremonies.

  • IS THERE A CAPACITY LIMIT FOR THE NUMBER OF VIEWERS?
    There is no capacity limit for the number of viewers watching and participating in the Facebook and YouTube ceremonies.

  • WHAT DO I DO IF I LOG IN LATE?
    There is no login required. If you begin viewing the ceremony late, you may miss speakers or your name being called. However, the video will be posted, so you can watch at a later time.

  • WILL MY NAME BE ANNOUNCED?
    Yes! If you RSVPed and submitted your information to Grad Images by May 20,your name will be read during the ceremony and if you submitted a picture and video, those will also be included while your name is read during the ceremony. 
    If you choose not to participate in the Virtual Recognition Ceremony by not providing your information, your name will still appear at the end of the presentation with a list of other students. However, your name will NOT be read aloud if you do not RSVP.
    NOTE: Students who did not petition for graduation by the deadline of May 6, 2020 are not eligible for a Grad Slide.

  • WILL THERE BE ASL INTERPRETERS?
    Closed captioning in English will be provided during the Virtual Recognition Ceremony.

 

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