Bakersfield College

5 graduates in full regalia smiling.

2019 Commencement Ceremony

Our 105th Commencement took place on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Rabobank Arena.

This historical event included:

  • Number of Graduates: 2,746 graduates (student headcount) with a total of 3,335 degrees being awarded – waiting on final grades from summer 2019.
  • Number of Transferring to four-year schools: 2,161
  • Number of Baccalaureate Degrees: 13
  • Number of Associate of Arts degrees: 614
  • Number of Associate of Science degrees: 697
  • Number of Transfer Degrees: 2,011
3 graduates in front of We Are BC screen.

Videos

2019 Commencement Ceremony Highlights

Full-length 2019 Commencement Ceremony

National Anthem, performed by Dr. John Gerhold

Chicanx/Latinx Student Celebration Highlights

Photos

Commencment 2019 Gallery

Friday May 10, 2019 in Rabobank Arena


African-American
Pre-Commencement

Friday May 10, 2019 in Rabobank

Chicano/Latino
25th Anniversary Student Celebration

Friday, May 3, 2019 in the Outdoor Theater


Delano
Pre-Commencement

Friday, May 10, 2019 in the DST, Delano Campus

Early College
Pre-Commencement

Friday, May 10, 2019 in Rabobank Arena


Honors
Celebration

Friday, April 26, 2019 in the Outdoor Theater

Industrial Automation Baccalaureate
Pre-Commencement

Friday, May 10, 2019 in Rabobank Theater


Lavender (LGBTQIA+)
Pre-Commencement

Friday, May 10, 2019 in Rabobank Theater

Transfer
Celebration

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in Financial Aid/Indoor Theater Courtyard


Veterans
Pre-Commencement

Friday, May 10, 2019 in Rabobank Theater

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