Baccalaureate Ceremony

Honors Convocation

Friday, April 28, 2017
Time and Location TBD

Latino Graduates Celebration

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Time and location TBD

Lavender Graduates Celebration

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time and Location TBD

Black Student Union Graduates Celebration

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time and Location TBD

Baccalaureate Ceremony

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time and Location TBD

About Baccalaureate
The Baccalaureate Ceremony is an opportunity for graduates, faculty, and families to gather together and express gratitude for the Whittier College experience. The Baccalaureate Ceremony is a bookend to the President's Convocation that students attended at the beginning of their collegiate experience, graduates will participate in the Light of Learning Ceremony.

"Then and Now" Slideshow

A beloved tradition at Baccalaureate is the "Then and Now" slideshow which displays the transformation of the graduates from childhood to adulthood. To participate in the slideshow, please send one picture of your graduate during his/her childhood and one recent photo.

To Submit Photos

  • Send as an attachment (JPEG) to
  • Graduate's first and last name must appear in the subject line
  • Send both photos in the same email
  • If you do not have a scanner, Kinko's, Staples, Office Depot or any other office supply store will be able to assist you with scanning and emailing your student's pictures to the above listed web address.

Deadline to submit photos:  Friday, April 14, 2017

For more info contact Frances Romo at the Dean of Students Office at or 562.907.4233.