2022 Commencement

2022 Commencement

 

We are happy to announce our graduation ceremonies will be held in person this year. 

Eureka Main Campus

Date:       Saturday, May 14th

Time:       11:00 am

Location: Eureka Campus Gymnasium- 7351 Tompkins Hill Rd, Eureka, CA 95501

You may now get three tickets for Eureka Ceremony, up from two.

The CR Bookstore will be open on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for last-minute regalia and gift needs

Del Norte Campus 

Date:       Thursday, May 12th 

Time:       6:00pm

Location: Lucky Seven Event Center-350 N. Indian Rd, Smith River, CA 95567

Klamath Trinity Campus

Date:       Saturday, May 14th

Time:       6:00pm

Location: Hoopa Valley High School, Pritchard Field-11400 State Hwy 96, Hoopa, CA 95546

Frequently Asked Questions


Eureka Candidates
For degrees, complete the Graduation Petition and meet with an advisor or counselor to confirm all program requirements have been met. Submit the forms to the Admissions and Records Office by the appropriate deadline.
For Certificates of Achievement, complete the Application for Certificate. It is strongly suggested that you meet with an advisor or counselor prior to submitting the completed application to the Admissions and Records Office. Submit the forms to the Admissions and Records Office by the appropriate deadline. (Students seeking certificates of recognition do not apply for graduation.)

Klamath-Trinity Candidates
Graduation Petition, Graduate Survey or Application for Certificate of Achievement should be submitted to the Klamath-Trinity Instructional Site Administration Office.

Del Norte Candidates
For degrees, complete the Graduation Petition and meet with an advisor or counselor to confirm all program requirements have been met. Also complete the Graduate Survey and attach to the Graduation Petition before submitting both forms to an advisor or counselor by the appropriate deadline.

For certificates, complete the Application for Certificate. It is strongly suggested that you meet with an advisor or counselor prior to submitting the completed application to the Admissions and Records Office. Additionally complete the Graduate Survey and attach to your application for certificate.

The Eureka Ceremony will be available to view via the following methods:

If you are completing more than one degree or certificate, a separate petition/application is required for each award.

In order to obtain a degree or certificate, students must submit their petition/application during their last term at the College before the published deadlines.

Deadlines to petition to graduate or to apply for certificates are:

  • Spring Semester – first Thursday in March
  • Fall Semester – last Thursday in October
  • Summer Session – last Thursday in June

If you miss the deadline for petitioning to graduate or applying for a certificate you may apply in the next term by the appropriate deadline.

You will receive an official notification letter via U.S. mail confirming your graduation status by no later than May 1. We will also be notifying you by mail (the address on your petition) and email at your mycr.redwoods.edu account.

If you do not receive an official confirmation letter and have questions, start by contacting the advisor/counselor whom you met with prior to submitting your graduation petition.

Eureka Candidates
You will receive a letter in the mail (late April/early May) inviting you to purchase an honors cord to wear at commencement.

Klamath-Trinity Candidates
An informal evaluation of the student's transcript to help determine the KTIS Outstanding Student Scholar and assist the students in purchasing their honor cord if applicable.

Del Norte Candidates
You will receive a letter in the mail (late April/early May) inviting you to purchase an honors cord to wear at commencement.

Eureka Candidates
Honor cords can be purchased from the bookstore. Honor cords will be sold only to student on a designated honors list.

Klamath-Trinity Candidates
Honor cords can be purchased from the Eureka bookstore unless the student is sponsored by EOPS or the Hoopa Career and Technical Education Program. Honor cords and regalia are purchased in coordination with the graduate.

Del Norte Candidates
Honor cords can be purchased from the Del Norte front office. Honor cords will be sold only to students on a designated honors list.

Yes.

No.

Eureka Candidates
Yes, the Fire Marshall limits the number of people allowed in the gymnasium at one time. Each attendee (this includes babies in carriers and small children) is required to have a ticket to be admitted into the gymnasium.
All seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Klamath-Trinity Candidates
No. Tickets are not required for family and friends to attend the commencement ceremony. However, all seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Del Norte Candidates
Yes, tickets are required for family and friends to attend the commencement ceremony. All seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Eureka Candidates
No, all seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. A limited number of accessible seating/wheelchair spaces will be available on the gymnasium floor.

Klamath-Trinity
No, all seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Del Norte Candidates
Yes, tickets are required for family and friends to attend the commencement ceremony. All seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Eureka Candidates
Each graduate who RSVPs online or in person by the deadline will three (3) tickets. Tickets are required for admittance due to maximum capacity limitations at the venue.
Tickets will be available for graduates to pick up at rehearsal. If you cannot attend rehearsal, your tickets will be left at will-call under your name on Saturday morning.

Klamath-Trinity Candidates
Tickets are not required.

Del Norte Candidates
There is a maximum capacity we can't exceed for fire safety reasons. Therefore, each graduate will receive 2 tickets. All tickets will be available to pick up at Del Norte Campus Administration Office.

Eureka Candidates
CR will not hand out extra tickets, please talk with your friends for extra tickets.

Klamath-Trinity Candidates
Tickets are not required.

Del Norte Candidates
CR will not hand out extra tickets, please talk with your friends for extra tickets.

Cap and Gown

Cap and Gown packages are available for $35 + tax and includes a cap, gown, sash with CR logo, tassel, and year charm.  Some items may be purchased individually.  Honor cords will be sold to students on a designated honors list.

Eureka Graduates:
Regalia can be purchased at the Bookstore pick up location in the LRC or over the phone by calling (707) 476-4130.  Regalia is usually available by the third week of April.
If you are an EOPS student the EOPS program will purchase your regalia.  Eligible EOPS students will receive an email when Graduation Regalia is available to pick up.  If you do not receive an email please call EOPS at (707) 476-4270.

Del Norte Graduates:
Regalia can be purchased at the front office or over the phone by calling the Bookstore at (707) 476-4130.  Regalia is usually available by the third week of April.  If you are an EOPS student the EOPS program will purchase your regalia.  Eligible EOPS students will receive an email when Graduation Regalia is available to pick up.  If you do not receive an email please call EOPS at (707) 476-4270.

Klamath-Trinity Graduates: 
Regalia can be purchased at the Bookstore pick up location on the Eureka campus or over the phone by calling (707) 476-4130.  Regalia is usually available by the third week of April.  If you are an EOPS student the EOPS program will purchase your regalia.  Eligible EOPS students will receive an email when Graduation Regalia is available to pick up.  If you do not receive an email please call EOPS at (707) 476-4270.  Students who are sponsored by the Hoopa Career and Technical Education Program should meet with their academic advisor regarding their order.

Eureka Candidates:
Special accommodations should be noted when RSVP'ing. This includes accessible seating/wheelchair spaces, disabled parking, Braille/large print text, etc.

Klamath-Trinity Candidates:
Special accommodations should be forwarded to the College of the Redwoods Klamath-Trinity Instructional Site Administration Office. This includes requests for accessible seating/wheelchair spaces, disabled parking, Braille/large print text, etc.

Del Norte Candidates:
Special accommodations should be forwarded to the College of the Redwoods, Del Norte Center Administration Office.

Eureka Candidates
There will be a limited number of accessible seating/wheelchair spaces on the gymnasium floor.

  • There will be disabled parking.
  • The CR car will circle the parking lot to provide transportation up to the gym.
  • Sign language translators will be interpreting the ceremony.

Klamath-Trinity Candidates
There will be a limited number of accessible seating/wheelchair spaces on the gymnasium floor along with disabled parking.

Del Norte Candidates

  • There will be a limited number of accessible seating/wheelchair space.
  • There will be disabled parking.

Eureka Candidates:
Rehearsal is in the gymnasium at 10 a.m. on the Friday before Commencement. You will not need your regalia for rehearsal.

Klamath-Trinity Candidates
There will be no rehearsal.

Del Norte Candidates
There will be a rehearsal immediately before the Ceremony. Please arrive dressed by 5pm.

Eureka Candidates
Graduates should meet in the Field House behind the Gymnasium at 10 a.m. Please be dressed in your cap and gown when you arrive.

Klamath-Trinity
Graduates should meet at the designated location for the ceremony by 5:30 pm. Please be dressed in your cap and gown when you arrive.

Del Norte Candidates
Graduates should meet at the designated location for the ceremony at 5:00 pm. Please be dressed in your cap and gown when you arrive.

Eureka Candidates
Doors open at 10 a.m.

Klamath-Trinity Candidates
Doors open at 5 p.m.

Del Norte Candidates
Doors open at 5pm.

Eureka Candidates
Yes. GradImages is our official graduation photographer. They will contact you with information on purchasing photos.

Klamath-Trinity Candidates
A professional photographer will not be available at the commencement ceremony.

Del Norte Candidates
More information coming soon.

Your diploma will be mailed to the address you write on your Graduation Petition or Application for Certificate.

  • Spring degrees & certificates will be sent out by September 30
  • Fall degrees & certificates will be sent out by March 30
  • Summer degrees & certificates will be sent out by October 30

Yes, complete the Diploma Reprint Request. Diploma reprints are $20 each.
Mail form and payment to:
Registrar
Admissions and Records
College of the Redwoods
7351 Tompkins Hill Road
Eureka, CA 95501

  • Spring degrees & certificates will be posted to transcripts by mid-July
  • Fall degrees & certificates will be posted by mid-February
  • Summer degrees & certificates will be posted by mid-September

Please note Certificates of Recognition are not posted to transcripts.

Admissions and Records at ambassador@redwoods.edu or 707.476.4200.

Go to https://www.redwoods.edu/admissions/Transcripts and follow the directions.

The first two official transcript requests are free. Each additional transcript is $8.
"Rush" transcripts are $15 and are processed and mailed within 48 hours of receipt of payment. Unofficial transcripts are free and can be obtained by logging into WebAdvisor and clicking on "view unofficial transcript".

Grades are due one week after the term ends. There are two options when you order your transcript: hold order until grades are posted for the current term or hold order until after the degree/certificate is posted

Regalia

Eureka Candidates:
Regalia can be purchased at the Bookstore pick up location in the LRC or over the phone by calling (707) 476-4130.  Regalia is usually available by the third week of April. If you are an EOPS student the EOPS program will purchase your regalia.  Eligible EOPS students will receive an email when Graduation Regalia is available to pick up.  If you do not receive an email please call EOPS at (707) 476-4270.

Del Norte Candidates:
Regalia can be purchased at the front office or over the phone by calling the Bookstore at (707) 476-4130.  Regalia is usually available by the third week of April.  If you are an EOPS student the EOPS program will purchase your regalia.  Eligible EOPS students will receive an email when Graduation Regalia is available to pick up.  If you do not receive an email please call EOPS at (707) 476-4270.

Klamath-Trinity Candidates: 
Regalia can be purchased at the Bookstore pick up location on the Eureka campus or over the phone by calling (707) 476-4130.  Regalia is usually available by the third week of April.  If you are an EOPS student the EOPS program will purchase your regalia.  Eligible EOPS students will receive an email when Graduation Regalia is available to pick up.  If you do not receive an email please call EOPS at (707) 476-4270.  Students who are sponsored by the Hoopa Career and Technical Education Program should meet with their academic advisor regarding their order.

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