College of the Canyons Bookstore (661) 362-3255
Caps and Gowns
The COC Bookstore will have caps, tassels, and gowns available for purchase in assorted sizes beginning May 10th during Grad Fair. Plan to pick up your cap, tassel and gown as early as possible to ensure having the correct size and fit. Some sizes are limited so please visit the Bookstore as soon as you can and do not wait until the day of Commencement. Graduates will not be allowed to participate in the Commencement ceremony using caps and gowns that are not COC’s colors. Also available for purchase are souvenir tassels, stoles, and diploma frames. Personalized graduation announcements are also available for purchase at The Bookstore also has a nice selection of graduation gift items.
Diploma Check  
A.A./A.S. candidates should make a special effort to check candidate lists available in the Admissions and Records Offices at the Valencia campus only. It is important to check for correct degree(s), major(s), honor(s), spelling, and to indicate any preferences as to the imprinting of middle names or initials. Admissions and Records will be happy to answer any questions. All changes must be made by May 10, 2017 in order for your name and certificate to be in the official Commencement Program.
Honor Graduates
All students identified as having a 3.50 grade point average, or higher, for degree applicable units in ALL COLLEGE coursework, will be presented a gold braid honor cord at a special breakfast reception sponsored by the Associated Student Government on May 18, 2017. More information will be mailed separately at a later date. NOTE: This honor is separate from honor society recognition through the Honor’s Program.
Participation Postcard
The postcard must be returned to the Office of Student Development (STCN-102) no later than Friday, May 19, 2017 whether you plan to attend the ceremony or not. This assists us greatly with the planning and logistics of the ceremony including seating and the printing of programs. 
Special Arrangements
If any additional information, special arrangements or assistance would be helpful for you or your guests, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Student Development at (661) 362-3142. Please contact us to make arrangements before the week of Commencement, as the Student Development staff will be busy planning the festivities that entire week.
The office will be closed Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 through Friday, June 2nd, 2017. 
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