Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When and where does the ceremony start?
A: The ceremony will begin at 5:00 p.m. in front of the Administration Building on the Oceanside campus.
Q: Is a ticket required for guests?
A: Admission is free and seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Q: How many friends and family members can I invite?
A: As many as you wish. There will be no assigned seats.
Q: When can I get a seat?
A: Seating will open up to the public at 4:00 p.m.
Q: Do I need a parking permit to attend the event?
Q: Will there be disabled parking?
Q: I am a graduate/guest and I need a special accommodation based on my disability. What do I do?
A: Call the Director of Student Activities Jim Gonzales at (760) 795-6899 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: Will the ceremony be broadcast on the Internet?
A: Yes. Go to the MiraCosta College’s main website where an icon graphic will guide you to the broadcast page. You will need Microsoft Silverlight to view the event.
Q: When and where do graduates need to check-in?
A: Check-in is at 3:45 p.m. at the southwest corner of the Oceanside Library.
Q: What do I need to bring?
A: Bring your cap, gown, and a light snack. Bring only what you can carry. There is no accommodation for locking up and securing personal property.
Q: I was told I would receive information by email. I never received it. What do I do?
A: First, go to http://www.miracosta.edu/studentservices/commencement/index.html and click the “Graduates” link. Then, download a copy of the email sent to graduates. Next, call Admissions and Records at (760)795-6620 to confirm the status of your petition to graduate.
Q: I am a member of Phi Theta Kappa and I want to wear the PTK regalia. Where do I get it?
A: PTK regalia is special ordered by you through the PTK website. Go to http://store.ptk.org/graduation.html?cat=92 to place an order.