Are there any COVID restrictions?
No. However, face coverings will be provided but are not required. Hand sanitizing stations will be available throughout the ceremony site.
Campus events are subject to County and State Health Department COVID restrictions and regulations at the time the event is held. County and State Health Department COVID restrictions and regulations are subject to change at any time.
Where does Commencement take place?
Commencement takes place at the IVC Performing Arts Center (PAC) lawn, which is outdoors on the grass area between the BSTIC and PAC buildings.
Where can I park for Commencement? Is there a fee?
Parking is available throughout campus, free of charge on the day of commencement. Lots 4, 5 and 6 are the closest to the event venue, the PAC lawn. See campus map.
Which entrance to campus is the closest to the venue?
There are two campus entrances along Jeffrey Road which lead directly to Lot 5 and Lot 6, which are closest to the event venue. See campus map.
Is there reserved seating?
Seating is first come, first served.
How long does the ceremony last?
The ceremony begins at 5 pm sharp and lasts roughly two hours.
Are there any restrictions on what I can bring with me into the ceremony?
As a courtesy to all guests, we ask that attendees do not bring air horns, noisemakers or large objects that will obstruct the view of others such as balloons or streamers.
Is the venue a covered space?
No, the PAC lawn is an open, outdoor venue.
Where are the restrooms located?
Restrooms are located inside of the Student Services Center (SSC) and Business Sciences and Technology Innovation Center (BSTIC).