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Date: Friday, June 12, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m.
View the virtual ceremony on the Compton College YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/CKv7LmPKumQ (link to video).

Commencement information:
Email: studentlife@compton.edu

Graduation requirements, degree verification, and eligibility information:
Email: admissions@compton.edu

Virtual Ceremony INFORMATION:

Compton College will host a pre-recorded virtual Commencement Ceremony this year on June 12, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. which will be streamed via the college’s YouTube channel and accessed here. The event will include keynote speeches and 5- to 10-second videos or picture from each graduate.

Keynote Speaker Bio (PDF)

Student Speaker Bio (PDF)

Commencement Program
Click here to view the 2020 Commencement Program (PDF).


Caps & Gowns
The last day for graduates to order graduation regalia was June 5, 2020.

Commencement Gift Package
Graduates will receive a commencement program, diploma cover and 2020 tassel, free of charge from Compton College, via mail before the June 12, 2020 commencement ceremony.

Class of 2020 lawn signs will also be made available to verified graduates for pick-up on campus the first week of June.

2021 Commencement Ceremony
All 2020 graduates are invited to participate in the 2021 Commencement Ceremony which will take place on June 11, 2021.

NEW - Digital 2020 Commencement Images for the Class of 2020

Free digital images (jpgs) for the Class of 2020 to download and use on their own devices.

Phone Wallpapers: Android v1 / Android v2 / iPhone v1 / iPhone v2

Tablet Wallpapers: iPad/Nexus Tablet v1 / iPad/Nexus Table v2MacBook v1 / Macbook v2

Desktop Background: 1024x768 / 1920x1080 v1 / 1920x1080 v2

Virtual Zoom Backgrounds: v1 /v2 /v3



How can I verify which degree or certificate I am receiving?
Please email Admissions and Records at admissions@compton.edu

I have moved home addresses due to COVID-19 and need to update my address to receive commencement items, how can I update that information?
Please email Admissions and Records at admissions@compton.edu

When will honors students receive their honor cords?
Honor students will receive those in the mail during Fall 2020.

Do I have to purchase a cap and gown for the virtual ceremony?
No, a cap and gown is not required for the virtual ceremony.

Where can I purchase my cap, gown, and other commencement items?
Bookstore’s Grad Fest is currently taking place, flyer and contact order information can be found here.

Is Compton College selling stoles/sashes this year?
No. Due to a virtualformat of this year's ceremony, they are not available for purchase.

Will the virtual ceremony be available after it airs?
Yes, after the ceremony has ended it will be available to view on the Compton College YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/CKv7LmPKumQ.

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