Bakersfield College will celebrate the class of 2020 with a Special Televised Commencement Event!
Televised on KGET and Telemundo!!
July 11, 2020 at 7 p.m.
Join us July 11, 2020 at 7 p.m. on KGET Channel 17 or Telemundo Valle Central Channel 13 (with antennae, 17.3). This event will also be livestreamed on social media.
Every graduate who chose to participate will be honored with their photo and name read by BC faculty, staff and administrators.
Graduates, we are incredibly proud of what you’ve accomplished this year, despite all the obstacles, and look forward to tuning in along with your friends, family and community to celebrate your achievements.
BC students are welcome to pick up a free 2020 Graduation Yard Sign to proudly display at their home. Community members are also welcome to pick up a sign. 2020 Graduation Yard Signs are free on a first come first served basis to the first 2,000 people.
Order BC Spirit Flags and request your free 2020 Graduation Yard Sign with the Office of Student Life Commencement Swag Order Form.
You can pick up your items in-person or home delivery is available for an additional charge. All proceeds go to the BCSGA Scholarship fund.
All 2020 BC graduates are welcome to participate in the in-person commencement with the Class of 2021, when restrictions for large gatherings. Information regarding how to participate will be listed on this page in March of 2021.
To be included in this virtual event, you had to submit your information and photo in the Graduation Celebration form by June 28, 2020. We are no longer taking submissions.
2020 BC graduates that are participating in the event: more details about the event will be sent to you via the email address you provided.
The shelter-in-place order and practicing social distancing to slow the spread of the Novel Corona Virus prevents holding the traditional Commencement Ceremony in Memorial stadium at this time.
Read about BC's response to the pandemic at COVID-19 Updates.