Greetings DVC graduation candidates!

Excitement is in the air!  As the 2014 Graduation Ceremony quickly approaches, please mark your calendars and save the dates of the upcoming deadlines listed below.
Best wishes as you complete class requirements and move toward the culmination of your hard work and time here at Diablo Valley College!

This year’s ceremony will be held on Wednesday May 21, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in Viking Stadium (weather permitting). 

Graduation Application Period January 21 – March 28, 2014

Student Speaker Application Period February 10 – April 2, 2014

Student Cap and Gown Sales May 5 – May 21, 2014

Graduation Ceremony May 21, 2014, 7:00 p.m.


Important graduation dates and deadlines 

January 21 –
March 28, 2014

Graduation application period
A.A. and A.S. Degree and Certificate of Achievement/Accomplishment Filing Period. 


February 10 –
April 2, 2014

Student graduate speaker application period
Student Graduate Speaker Application
Period Student Graduate Speaker Application forms are also available in the Vice President of Student Services Office. Students may apply and must be a 2013-14 Graduate/Candidate (summer ’13, fall ’13, spring ’14).



February 28, 2014

Early graduation for priority registration

Last day to file for summer 2014 graduation with early registration option


March 1 –
April 15, 2014

Graduation filing period for fall 2014 consideration for early registration option
In order to give students who are close to graduation an advantage in registering for the remaining classes needed in their last semester, students may apply for an early registration appointment by submitting an Early Application to Graduate in the semester before their planned graduation date. Students taking advantage of this opportunity will receive early registration (one time only) for the semester they intend to graduate. Deadline to apply for summer 2014 graduation: February 28, 2014 Application period for fall 2014 graduation: March 1 – April 15, 2014 


May 5 – 
14, 2014

Application to walk in graduation ceremony
This form is required in order to purchase your cap and gown at the DVC Book Center. Application to walk in graduation ceremony

May 5 –
21, 2014

Student cap and gown package sales period
DVC Book Center. Please note the Book Center will be open until 7:00 p.m. for purchases on the day of graduation.
Graduation Letter sent to students in May will include details.


May 21, 2014

Gameday Souvenirs, Inc. vendor sales
Fresh flowers and leis will be available for purchase from Gameday Souvenirs, Inc. on the day of graduation.