Eastfield staff will guide you throughout the ceremony.
Enter through the Conference Center.
Check in and obtain your name card; proceed to the Ballroom.
Complete your contact information on the back of your name card.
You must keep your name card with you; you will take your card with you when you go to the ceremony stage.
You will be given instructions for the evening and will then line up to proceed to the arena.
Administrators, Board Members, and Faculty will lead the Processional.
Graduates will follow, led by a staff member.
Staff will direct you to your row of seats.
Remarks will be made by the College President, a DCCCD Board Trustee, and other speakers.
Graduates will be directed to get up, row-by-row, and to proceed to the stage with name card in hand.
Hand your name card to the announcer and cross the stage as your name is announced.
The President will congratulate you and you will receive a diploma cover.
Your photograph will be taken as you cross the stage and again while you are backstage.
You will follow your row of graduates and return to your seat.
Once all students have crossed the stage, the President will confer the degrees and instruct the graduates to move their tassels from RIGHT to LEFT.
Administrators, Board Members, and Faculty will lead the Recessional from the arena.
Graduates will follow as directed, row-by-row, and will proceed through the tunnel formed by the faculty. This will conclude the evening’s activities.
Graduates will exit through the Conference Center (the same doors you entered). We recommend that you pre-arrange a place to meet with your guests. There is no re-entry into the Curtis Culwell Center once you leave.