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Rio Hondo College 59th Commencement

59th Commencement Ceremony

congratulations rio graduates

Dear Candidates and Graduates,

Congratulations on the momentous honor of being a Summer/Fall 2021 graduate or Spring 2022 degree candidate of Río Hondo College!

As a graduate or degree candidate you are invited to participate in the biggest event on campus to celebrate all of your hard work and success, the Río Hondo College Commencement Ceremony. This year we will be hosting our 59th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 27, 2022, at 10 a.m. in Student Parking Lot A. On behalf of the Commencement Committee, we hope that you participate as well as invite your friends and family to share in this momentous occasion for you and our college.

Please note that Commencement Rehearsal is on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. in Student Parking Lot A. It is important that you attend the rehearsal so that you can receive important information as well as ask any clarifying questions. You do not need to wear your graduation attire to rehearsal, but we do ask that you wear comfortable shoes for both the rehearsal and commencement ceremony.

Please ensure that you read through the Commencement Letter in its entirety. You will find important information on purchasing your cap and gown, parking information for the rehearsal and ceremony, and many other very important details that will help to make this event an enjoyable experience.

Again, congratulations and I wish you continued success in your future endeavors.

Shaina Phillips
Director of Student Life & Leadership
Chair, Commencement Committee

Grad Fest

TUESDAY, MAY 10
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Upper Quad

Rehearsal

THURSDAY, MAY 26
3:00 p.m.
Lot A

Commencement Ceremony

FRIDAY, MAY 27
10 a.m.
Lot A

Graduates and Candidates

ARRIVE EARLY for Commencement; plan to arrive by 8:30 a.m. You may park in any parking lot except Lots A, F and G. Report to the Career Technology Quad. From the main campus, take the Science Building stairs to the 2nd floor, walk north to the Career Technology Quad. From Lots C or B, take the Science Building elevator to the 2nd floor, walk north to the Technology Quad. Please advise your family and friends that seating and parking is limited. And although tickets are required, it is advised to arrive early. Guest seating is opened at 9:00 am, but no entrance is allowed prior to that time.