Additional Commencement Ceremonies

Brandman Graduates from Washington and the South San Joaquin Valley can find the date, time and location of their ceremony here

Congratulations Graduates!

Information for Graduates and Guests

Below you will find information for your specific ceremony. If you have any questions that are not answered below, please contact the campus directly.


Personal Belongings of Graduates

Please be sure to leave valuables, such as purses, cameras, and other items with your family or guests and silence all electronic devices. Brandman will not be responsible for valuables lost.


Special Accommodations

Guests and graduates who need special accommodations should reach out to the campus directly. If you do not receive a response from the campus or if you have any questions, please contact your Academic Advisor.

Whidbey Island Commencement

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Time TBD
Oak Harbor Elks Lodge
155 NE Ernst St., Oak Harbor, WA

Tickets are not required. 

Packets will be mailed to the grads in March with all necessary details and instructions.  Graduation rehearsal will be held at the Elks Lodge (date to be announced).  If you have any questions, please contact the campus directly.

Whidbey Island Campus

Lacey Commencement

Thursday, May 3, 2018
6:00 PM
Indian Summer Golf and Country Club
5900 Troon Lane SE, Olympia, WA

Tickets are required for Guests. 

An adobe connect meeting will be held in early April to provide grads with additional information regarding commencement. If you have any questions, please contact the campus directly.

Lacey Campus

Bangor Commencement

Friday, May 4, 2018
Time TBD
Jack Murdock Auditorium
Naval Under the Sea Museum
1 Garnett Way, Keyport, WA

Tickets are not required, however we do ask that grads consider keeping their guest list to 6 or fewer.

The ceremony location does not require base access.  Parking is limited, so carpooling is recommended, along with early arrivals to allow ample time for seating.  Please contact the campus directly with any questions.

Bangor Campus

Joint Base Ft. Lewis/McChord Commencement

Friday, May 11, 2018
1:00 PM
Sharon McGavick Student Center
Clover Park Technical College
4500 Steilacoom Blvd. S W, Lakewood, WA

Tickets are not required, however due to the fact that this is a joint ceremony some restrictions may apply closer to the event limiting seating.

Grads participating in the JBLM ceremony need to RSVP for this event no later than March 26 to be guaranteed in the printed program. Students registering after March 26, may still attend, however will not be named in the printed program. Please notify your guests that no balloons are allowed inside the event. If you have any questions, please contact the campus directly.

Ft Lewis Campus

Lemoore Commencement

Date TBD
Time TBD
Location TBD

Graduates must be active duty military to participate in the Lemoore ceremony.

*2018 ceremony information will be updated once available.

Non-military Lemoore graduates are welcome participate in the South San Joaquin Valley ceremony in Visalia.  Tickets are not required for the Lemoore ceremony, however base access is required to attend.  Please contact the campus directly for additional information.

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South San Joaquin Valley Commencement

Date TBD
Time TBD
Location TBD

Tickets are not required. 

*2018 ceremony information will be updated once available.

An email with more information about the ceremony will be sent to grads in the Spring.  All SSJV grads will need to RSVP through MyBrandman.  Please contact the campus directly with any questions.

San Joaquin Commencement

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