Cerro Coso Community College

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2021 Commencement

Congratulations 2021 Cerro Coso Graduates!

We are excited to bring you a modified in-person graduation this year. Please follow the information below to find out more regarding the 2021 graduation and please feel free to reach out to studentservices@cerrocoso.edu for more information.

Commencement Forms


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LGP Grad Photos

Regalia Photo Opportunity

Lauren Gross Photography is excited to team up with Cerro Coso Community College to offer you the chance to have professional photos taken. Photo opportunities will be available at both the ESCC and IWV graduations.
  • 2 high-resolution photos for $20
  • additional at $15/each
  • View Flyer

Commencement Resources


Commencement Ceremonies

In-person Commencement Ceremonies are planned for both the Ridgecrest and Bishop/Mammoth Lakes campuses. Eastern Sierra College Center will kick off the celebrations on Saturday, May 8th, at 10 a.m. at the Bishop TriCounty Fairgrounds. It will be open to graduating students and their family/friends, along with our faculty, administration, and staff. This is a drive-in event and everyone is requested to remain in vehicles, except the platform party and graduates, and to wear masks if you need to leave your vehicle.

On Friday, May 14th at 8 a.m. the Ridgecrest Campus will be an in-person ceremony. Graduates will pick up their regalia in the Student Center, 10 at a time, and will be escorted to the Lecture Center, where their names and personal messages will be read and degrees conferred. Graduates will then proceed to the fountain area where various photo stations will be available. The activities will culminate in the Sculpture Garden. Each student will be allowed to have a limited number of attendees.

Commencement Walk Video Streams

Click session time to watch video stream going live on Friday, May 14th.


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Commencement Information

Eastern Sierra College Center

Saturday, May 8, 2021, at 10 am
Bishop TriCounty Fairgrounds at the outdoor Drive-In theater

Cerro Coso Community College

Friday, May 14, 2021, at 8 am
Ridgecrest Campus