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Frequently Asked Questions

How long is commencement? 

  • Hayward Ceremony: 2.5 - 3 hours. 
  • Concord Ceremony: 1 - 1.5 hours. 

Can we bring food or drinks? 

  • No alcohol, coolers or glass bottles are allowed. 
  • Limited food options are sold at the ceremonies for guests. 
  • Have something in your system prior to the Concord and Hayward ceremony. 
  • For those that have children or family members with medical issues, please bring provisions (if necessary). 

How many tickets do we receive?

  • Each graduate will receive approximately 10 tickets. Please see our Tickets Page for more information. 

Do I need a parking permit? 

Are there special accommodations? 

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