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Noise-makers, signs, fireworks, beach balls, or other distractions are not allowed in the stadium.

Graduation 2019

Commencement Ceremony Information:

Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Location:  Orange Coast College, Lebard Stadium, 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626


Gates Open: 2:00 pm

Ceremony Time:  3:00 pm

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Graduation Tickets:  Tickets will be sold at the gate the day of graduation ($5 cash/credit only) starting at 1:30pm. 

E-mail Questions To: Mrs. Migge,  

  • Water and Snacks will be available for purchase; no other food or drinks will be allowed in stadium.
  • Come prepared with sunscreen and/or hats (guests) since it may be bright and sunny during this time of day.

Graduation Rehearsal:

Mandatory rehearsal will be held Wednesday, June 5th  at 9:00am in the Titan Stadium.  Caps and Gowns will be distributed after the rehearsal.  

Students please check in to the Tesoro Stadium entrance by the Junior lot.  You will be checking in with your guidance counselor to get your name card.  Please take this card with you to your spot you would like to sit for graduation. Once we have everyone check in, rehearsal will begin.

The rehearsal is expected to last a little over an hour.  Once we have finished our rehearsal, please proceed to the tables to pick up your cap and gown.  If you have a library debt, you will not be able to pick up your cap and gown until it is cleared. If there are any issues, or if you need to purchase anything from Jostens, they will be set up in the ticket booth area after rehearsal.   


Graduates Information: 

  • All graduates are required to have their cap and gown draped over their arm as they go through the check point, report to the parking lot next to the fitness center on Monitor way.
  • Graduates are not to bring anything with them into the stadium that includes keys, phones, cameras, purses or food of any kind. We encourage students to ride with parents and have the parents drop them off at the meeting place next to the Fitness Center on Monitor way (located adjacent to the football stadium off of Monitor Way, behind the home side of the football stadium).  All students need to be dressed and ready for line up by 1:30pm - Graduates must have only their cap and gown in hand. It is recommended that graduates leave all their belongings in the car.
  • Graduates may drive themselves but Tesoro highly encourages families to arrive together so that they may proceed to celebrations together in one car.
  • Graduates will line up for graduation based on the teacher they lined up with at rehearsal.   

Graduate Dress: Please dress comfortably and appropriately for graduation.  Pre and post commencement celebrations as well as the graduation ceremonies are full of photographic opportunities; please make sure to dress like you are graduating. OCC does not permit high heels or pumps on the artificial turf.  No decorating of caps, they will be taken and you may or may not have a cap to wear.  


Diploma Pickup: New Please make sure to pick up your diploma immediately following the ceremony.  The diplomas will be available in the parking lot, grads will pick up before they walk to the parking lot to greet parents. SIGNS will be posted Graduates should not attempt to exit from the rear of the stadium before picking up their diploma.


Spectator Information: (Noise-makers, signs, fireworks, beach balls, or other distractions are not allowed in the stadium.) 


Seating:  Seating is on a first come first serve basis.  There is limited handicap seating.  Please only one chaperone per handicap seat.


Event Details:  Tesoro’s Commencement Ceremonies are being held within the City of Costa Mesa in LeBard Stadium at Orange Coast College. The gates open for seating at 2:00 pm. The ceremonies will start at 3:00 pm and last approximately one hour and thirty minutes.  There are two spectator entrances and exits that are located at the southwest end of the stadium.  Parking is located adjacent to the stadium, in the large parking lot off Adams street. Parking is free.


Ticketing information: Graduates will receive their 5 free tickets at school. Additional pre-sale tickets will be available for purchase from the ASB office for the price of $5 each (15 max) starting May 23rd. Cash or Credit Only!!! The last day to purchase tickets in the ASB office is on Wednesday, June 5th at 1:00pm. We will also be selling tickets (if still available) at the venue for $5 (CASH/CREDIT) each at the graduation site. 


Photographic Services: South Coast Photographic will be present to photograph your child receiving his/her diploma. Proofs are available online at:


Thank you and Congratulations to the Class of 2019!