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.

SGA president at the podium.

110th Commencement

Friday, May 10, 2024
7:00 PM
African American Pre-Commencement Event

Chicano/Latino Pre-Commencement Event

Delano Pre-Commencement Event

  • Date: May 10,  2024
  • Time: Check in at 10:30AM, Event starts at 11:00AM
  • Location: Bakersfield College, Delano Campus - DST 109 & 118
  • More Information:
    • 1450 Timmons Avenue, Delano, CA 93215

Industrial Automation Baccalaureate Degree
Pre-Commencement Event

  • Date: May 10, 2024
  • Time: 4:00PM
  • Location: Renegade Events Center (East)
  • Online RSVP Form
  • More Information:
    • This event is invitation only.
    • RSVP’s due by April 26, 2024
    • Maximum guests allowed is 6 per graduate.

Lavender (LGBTQIA+) Pre-Commencement Event

  • Date: May 10, 2024
  • Time: 3:00PM
  • Location: Renegade Events Center (West)
  • More Information:

Veterans Pre-Commencement Event