Home » Commencement Information

Commencement Information

Life West Commencement Event Information

POSTPONED: Because of student preference as well as current local and state regulations on social distancing, June Commencement is being postponed and rescheduled. We will hold the ceremony on campus later in the summer quarter. Read more.

Proposed Event Schedule

Thursday, September 10th ~ Senior Brunch / Lunch Rehearsal (Mandatory)

  • Location & Time/s (TBD)
  • Presentation of Give, Do, Love, Serve Awards & Honor Cords

Friday, September 11th – Commencement Ceremonies ~ Spring & Summer Classes

  • Held in Standard Process Assembly Hall
  • Spring Class Ceremony – 12:00 – 1:30 pm
  • Summer Class Ceremony – 4:00 – 5:30pm
  • 2 Guest Tickets per student
  • Program will also be live-streamed

We are confirmed to hold 2 ceremonies on Friday, Sept 11th.
Ceremonies will be relegated by class (Spring & Summer) only.

You will receive an “Intent to Walk” Application, which needs to be completed and returned No later than Wednesday, June 17th.
Please Note: The students that are recognized as eligible to walk, must have already met their requirements by the cut-off of the pre-scheduled June ceremony. Students that qualified to walk after cut-off will be relegated to
December commencement.

In our need to honor social distancing and the industry changes in catering / food service, we are currently planning a variation of the Awards Dinner in combination with the Commencement Rehearsal. The event will be “students only,” The location and time is to be announced. During this event, we will honor the recipients of the GIVE, DO, LOVE, SERVE award winners for each class, along with bequeathing honor cords.

Further information to come…

Senior Photo Shoot

Spring & Summer 2020 Classes
Tuesday, Feb. 25th, 2019 12:00 – 6:00 p.m
For questions, please contact Loretta Saunders in Student Life.

Senior Champagne Brunch

Spring & Summer 2020 Classes
Wednesday, June 10th – 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Skywest Golf Course, Hayward, CA

Commencement Awards Dinner

Thursday, June 11th – 5:30 p.m.
*Tickets are REQUIRED for attendance and guests should enter from the hallway nearest the Fitness Center & Gymnasium.

Commencement Ceremony

Friday, June 12th, 2019 – 4:00 p.m.
Seating Begins – 3:00 p.m.
*Tickets are REQUIRED for attendance.

Commencement Ceremony Rehearsal (Mandatory)

Please meet in the Standard Process Assembly Hall on Thursday, June 11th, 11:45 a.m. – 12:50 p.m., to receive instructions for the ceremony.
Lunch will be served.

Gowns and Hoods

Tams, gowns and hoods can be picked up in the conference room behind the Employee Lounge off Sid Square any time after June 5th, 2020. You are welcome to use one of our steamers or iron and hang your regalia on the rack provided. Your regalia will be available on Friday night in the gymnasium when you arrive to dress for the ceremony. Each graduate is responsible for prepping their own regalia.

Commencement Day Schedule

Student Gowning: 3:00 p.m. n the gymnasium
Faculty Gowning: 3:15 p.m. in the gymnasium
Ceremony: 4:00 p.m. in Standard Process Assembly Hall

Ceremony Location Information

Standard Process Assembly Hall
Life Chiropractic College West
25001 Industrial Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94545


Complimentary parking is available on the Life West campus. We suggest you park at the back of the building on the west side of campus and enter through the main doors of the Standard Process Assembly Hall into the foyer. This is where your tickets will be taken and ushers will greet guests.

If you need additional information about graduation, contact Dani Lorta.