Bakersfield College

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Pre-Commencement Events

Bakersfield College has many programs and cohorts that have events in addition to the grand Commencement Ceremony. These event celebrations happen on the same day as Commencement. While the main Commencement is open to the public, many of the following events are invitation only. Contact your cohort or program for ticket or invitation information.


African American Pre-Commencement Event

Chicano/Latino Pre-Commencement Event

Delano Pre-Commencement Event

  • Date: TBD
  • Time: TBD
  • Location: Delano DST Lobby
  • More Information:

Industrial Automation Baccalaureate Degree
Pre-Commencement Event

  • Date: TBD
  • Time: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • More Information:
    • This event is invitation only.

Lavender (LGBTIQA+) Pre-Commencement Event

  • Date: TBD
  • Time: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • More Information:

Veterans Pre-Commencement Event