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Commencement, NCC

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May 18, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
NCC Campus
250 Sierra College Dr., Grass Valley, CA 95945
No charge
Melissa Woods, (530) 274-5302

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Nevada County Campus Parking and Access to Upper Campus

The ceremony itself takes place once a year at the end of the Spring semester. All students who complete a degree in either Fall, Spring or Summer of that academic year are eligible to attend. You must have submitted a degree petition to the Admissions & Records Office by the appropriate deadline. Participation in commencement does not guarantee a degree. Caps, gowns, and tassels may be purchases from the NCC bookstore as follows: Wednesday, April 26th, 12-6pm in the NCC bookstore; Thursday, May 4th, 9-1pm in N6-101; Wednesday & Thursday, May 17th & 18th in the NCC bookstore during their open hours. Nevada County Campus professional cap & gown portrait sittings will be May 4th, 10am-1pm in N6-101. Schedule an appointment at

There is not a limit to the number of guests that you can invite to the outdoor ceremony, but there is no reserved seating. Please asks your guests to arrive early and be seated by 5:50. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held in the gymnasium (N13).

  • Parking lots 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 will be available for public parking. Use Lot 7 and 8 for ADA parking.
  • Elevator and stairway access to upper campus Bell Tower Quad, where Commencement takes place, will be available in buildings N1 and N2. The Bell Tower elevator and stairwell will be closed. Signage and staff will direct guests to upper campus.
  • The Bell Tower (N4) elevator or stairwell will not be available for use to accommodate Commencement activities near this location.

For further information please contact the Hub, Melissa Woods at (530) 274-5302 or the NCC Administration Office at (530) 274-5301.

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