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College of the Sequoias
Commencement Ceremony                             
COS Commencement Videos:


To purchase a DVD: 
·         Pay for the video at the Cashiers office (Sequoia Rm 102).
o    DVD         - $ 5
o    Blu-Ray    - $ 7
·         Take the receipt to the Audio Visual office (Sycamore Rm 106)
2015 Commencement Ceremony - Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 7:00 pm:
  *   Graduates arrive at the Redwood Gym at 5 pm for check-in and instructions
  *   2015: Live Stream of the ceremony:
  *   Information regarding the ceremony has been emailed to graduate's emails.
Graduation Photos:
   The Director of the Student Activities and Affairs office coordinates the Graduation Ceremony.
   Informational email blasts will be sent out weekly beginning January 2015 to COS students. ( email accounts)
   Letters with graduation information will be mailed and emailed in March 2015.
   [Fall 2014 graduates and Spring 2015 graduate candidates]  
Important Information - Links  
   * Diplomas:  Graduates may pick up their diploma at the Admissions & Records office (must have a valid photo ID). 
                       Graduation information
   * Banner: Log into Banner make sure your mailing address is correct 
   * Email:   Make sure you email is active   
   * Herff-Jones - graduation attire, announcements, and more
   * Graduates with a cumulative gpa of 3.500 or higher may purchase honor cords for $12 at the 
      Student Activities and Affairs office [Giant Forest 123]
Graduation Requirements:
   Deadline to apply for graduation: February (tbd) 2015
   Visit a COS Counseling office to complete a graduation application packet with a counselor
       *  Visalia Sequoia Building, Room 103      *  Hanford Hub        *  Tulare Bldg A
   You must meet with a counselor to determine qualification for graduation
       *  Counseling Center Link           *  Academic Calendar         *  Important Dates  

Grad Fest 2015:
   Friday, April (tbd) 2015 - 8am - 2pm
   COS Bookstore (Giant Forest Bldg.)
   This is when graduates will sign up to participate in the ceremony*
   Cap, Gown, Tassel information/prices
   Note:  If you are borrowing a cap/gown - it must be approved at the Student Activities and Affairs office.

  *During the Grad Fest, Graduate/candidates will purchase and take their graduation attire with them (cap/gown/tassel)  
[If you are unable to attend the Grad Fest - visit the COS Bookstore during normal business hours (M-F) to purchase grad attire]
  [May (tbd) 2015 deadline to purchase graduation cap/gown/tassel]   
Last Updated: 10/29/2014 4:23 PM