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College of the Desert will hold its annual commencement ceremony on Friday, May 25, 2012, from 7:30-9:00 p.m. on Boone Field (football field on the Palm Desert campus). The public is welcome to attend. There is no charge to attend graduation and parking shuttles are provided from the outlying parking lots. Students and their families, faculty, and staff are invited to the Alumni Association reception immediately following in the gymnasium. For more information, contact the appropriate department listed below:
GENERAL PUBLIC:  Call the Public Relations Office at: 760-773-2589 (email:
STUDENTS:  Click here for all of your Commencement details. Deadline to register to participate is noon on Friday, May 11.
FACULTY / ADMINISTRATION:  RSVP and regalia rental deadline is Friday, April 13. Read all of the details here.
VOLUNTEER:  If you are interested in volunteering for the Commencement Ceremony, contact Barbara Garza at, for more information.