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Commencement '22 | May 12 Ceremony

Attend Phoenix College Commencement

 

CELEBRATE PHOENIX COLLEGE'S
100th GRADUATING CLASS

Commencement 2022
May 12 Ceremony

 

7:30 pm  |  PHOENIX COLLEGE CAMPUS
HOGAN FIELD at HOY STADIUM
1202 W. THOMAS RD.  |   NEAR INTERSECTION of THOMAS RD. & 15th AVE.
 

QUICK LINKS

Watch Both 2022 Commencement Ceremonies
Read the 2022 Graduation Program
Browse the May 12 Photos; or Review Both Ceremonies

 

Pre-Ceremony Details

Please Arrive Early

Due to the number of road construction projects taking place in the Valley, you're asked to leave home early, allowing adequate time to enter campus, and park.  All participants are urged to monitor traffic conditions at  az511.gov, or by calling:  888-411-ROAD (7623).

 

Venue & Parking Details

The ceremony will take place in  College's largest outdoor athletic facility, officially known as Hogan Field, at  Hoy Stadium.  Some also refer to it has the Phoenix College Football Stadium.  Situated between the Parking Garage, 15th Avenue, and the West Lot, abundant free parking is nearby.

 

Stadium & Parking Area

Commencement Map

 

Grad Timeline

6:30 - 7 pm    

ARRIVE ON CAMPUS. PARK & ASSEMBLE AT REGISTRATION AREA                         
Arrive at North Gym Building to Register, wearing your academic regalia, and comfortable shoes.

Leave personal items, other than your phone, with guests.

Visit the Help Table, near the Registration Area, if you encounter a problem before the ceremony.

7:30 

PROCEED TO STADIUM
Turn your phone off during the ceremony.   

Students should review their Commencement Fact Sheet for details about the ceremony's structure.

                                                                                                

 
Guest Timeline

7 pm           

ENTER STADIUM & BE SEATED                                                                                                   

 

 

Additional Information

Guests & Supporters

GROUPS
The College has planned for each participating student to invite six guests.  Tickets are not required.  If your party will contain more than six persons, a larger group may be accommodated.  Email pcgraduation@phoenixcollege.edu to discuss options.

VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE
Are you unable to attend, but want to honor your graduate's accomplishments?  Click on either of the below Live Stream Pages to cheer your friend or family member from home.  No username or password needed.

    phoenixcollege.edu/grad
    phoenixcollege.edu/live

 

Photography & Programs

PROFESSIONAL PORTRAITS
GradImages, Inc. will take portrait photographs during the ceremony.  There's no obligation to purchase the photos.  Photo cards will be given to you to complete during registration at the North Gym. You'll hand the photo card to the photographer before the photos are taken. Later, you'll be able to review the photos, and order prints at gradimages.com, or by calling (800) 261-2576.

PHOTOS WITH FAMILY & FRIENDS
Family & Friends are invited to take photos with graduates at the end of the ceremony.

PROGRAMS
Download the Graduation Program, which proudly details the Class of 2022.  Each student will receive a printed version of the document.

 

Code of Conduct for All

BE RESPECTFUL of Graduates, Guests, Faculty & Staff
DON'T SMOKE except in Designated Areas
SILENCE YOUR PHONE or turn it off
NO PETS except service animals
BE ATTENTIVE and kindly follow instructions
KEEP CHILDREN IN GUEST AREA and away from Graduate Lines/Seating Zones

 

 

Keynote Speakers & Special Gift
for the College's 100th Class

Participants in both of the 2022 Commencement Ceremonies will hear from two distinguished alumni.  Professional Athlete, and Olympian, Jessica McDonald, '09; as well as Author-Businessman Zachary Hall, '07, will serve as Keynote Speakers.  

Participating graduates will also receive the History of Phoenix College Coffee Table Book, a recently published photographic journey through Phoenix College's past century.  Learn more about the speakers, book, and PC's earliest graduates

 

JOIN THE PHOENIX COLLEGE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Graduates are also encouraged to Join the Phoenix College Alumni Association, which offers exclusive discounts, career services, and networking opportunities to members.