Graduation Timeline

Graduation Timeline

Graduation Timeline & Important information for Commencement 2018-2019
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January 22 - March 15

Community Scholarship packets due to the Financial Aid Office by 4:00 PM

March 11 - April 5

Taft College Bookstore will be hosting a GRAD Fair from 8:00 AM through 5:00
PM, Monday through Thursday and Friday 8:00 AM through 1:00 PM.
Contact the TC Bookstore at 661.763.7731 for details.

April 5

Deadline to order cap and gown regalia packages. Place orders in the Taft
College Bookstore or online at
All orders placed after this date will incur an additional fee.

May 1 - 15

Regalia packages are available for pick-up in the Taft College Bookstore no
later than 1:00 PM on May 24th, 2019 – Graduation Day.

May 24

5:15-5:30 PM – Commencement Check-In by the pool
5:45 PM – Rehearsal begins
6:30 PM – Line up at the Martin Memorial Stadium – Taft Union High School
7:00 PM – Commencement begins

All graduates must be present if participating in commencement dressed in their
cap and gown. Commencement ceremony will immediately follow rehearsal.
Important things to remember:

  • No tickets needed
  • First come, first serve for parking and seating for all guests
  • Gates will open at 6:00 PM

Stadium is located on San Emidio Street between Wildcat Way and 10th Street.
Click here for a map showing important areas to be aware of on Graduation Day.