UC SHS - 1st Commencement Exercises Primer for Graduates and Parents

July 23, 2018

for SHS graduates of SY 2017-2018

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  1. Roster of SHS Graduates
    • Final Lists of candidates for graduation will be avilable on your respective Rooms/SHS Office on
      July 25, 2018
      .
    • Zero-balance policy is strictly enforced. Student will not be allowed to march if with incomplete/failed grades by July 28, 2018

  2. Schedule
    • Take note of the following schedule of activities. It is important that all SHS graduates follow the schedule and MUST attend all activities:

      Date & TimeActivityVenue
      June 19, 2018
      (Tuesday)
      Start of Individual SHS GRADUATION PHOTOSHOOT
      All those who will march are REQUIRED to have their photos taken because photos will be flashed as part of the program procedures.
      G312
      (Contact OSAS for queries)



      July 30, 2018
      (Monday)

      8:00 a.m.

      1:30 p.m.


      Rehearsals for TVL graduates

      Rehearsals for ABM & GAS graduates

      UC Gymnasium

      UC Gymnasium
      July 31, 2018
      (Tuesday)

      8:00 a.m.

      1:30 p.m.


      Rehearsals for STEM (Sec. A-O) graduates

      Rehearsal for HUMSS & STEM (Sec. P-U)graduates

      UC Gymnasium

      UC Gymnasium
      August 01, 2018
      (Wednesday)
      Distribution of ProgramsUC SHS Rooms
      August 02, 2018
      (Thursday)

      6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
      6:30 a.m.
      7:45 a.m.




      12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
      12:00 p.m.
      1:15 p.m.
      Baccalaureate and Commencement Ceremony for TVL Graduates
      Gates open for guests and parents
      Assembly for graduates
      Start of Processional


      Baccalaureate and Commencement Ceremony for ABM & GAS Graduates
      Gates open for guests and parents
      Assembly for graduates
      Start of Processional



      1st to 2nd Flr - Science Bldg
      UC Gymnasium





      1st to 2nd Flr - Science Bldg
      UC Gymnasium
      August 03, 2018
      (Friday)

      6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
      6:30 a.m.
      7:45 a.m.




      12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
      12:00 p.m.
      1:15 p.m.
      Baccalaureate and Commencement Ceremony
      for STEM (sec. A-O) Graduates

      Gates open for guests and parents
      Assembly for graduates
      Start of Processional


      Baccalaureate and Commencement Ceremony for HUMSS & STEM (sec. P-U) Graduates
      Gates open for guests and parents
      Assembly for graduates
      Start of Processional



      1st to 2nd Flr - Science Bldg
      UC Gymnasium





      1st to 2nd Flr - Science Bldg
      UC Gymnasium

  3. Attire for Graduates during Graduation Ceremonies
    • Men:
      • White long sleeve polo with dark tie, no need for coats or jackets;
      • Black pants and black leather shoes;
      • Facial accessories and exposed tattoos are not allowed;
      • Keep a neat haircut and hairstyle.
    • Ladies:
      • White corporate blouse and black skirt with hem not higher than 2 inches above the knee;
      • Not more than 2-inch high heels;
      • Minimal accessories.

    Note: Togas were already washed but stored for a long time. It is recommended that it will be mildly washed and iron pressed.

  4. Security Details and Protocol during Graduation Ceremonies
    • All graduates must come 30 minutes before the assembly, without bringing anything except toga paraphernalia (hood and cap). Phones, cameras, bags, or other utilities should be left with parents/guests. Parents/guests of graduates are not allowed in the assembly area.
    • Entrance for graduates and guests will be at Gate 1, 2 and 5 only. After the ceremonies, exit will only be through BRS Gate (through BRS Bldg, going out to Gov. Pack Rd), and Gates 7 (through Science Bldg, going out to Harrison Rd.). Marshals will assist ingress and egress.
    • Only two (2) tickets per graduate will be distributed for parents/guests. Only those with tickets will be allowed to enter the campus. For guests who may not be able to attend, they may view the live streaming broadcast of the ceremonies at the UC official FB page.
    • Entry doors will be closed at the start of the processional. It shall be opened again for latecomers after National Anthem.
    • Due to limited parking, parking of vehicles for graduates and their guests is not allowed within the campus vicinity. Parking may be at the Convention Center, the Burnham Park area, or the SM Pay Parking.
    • Children 12 years of age and under will not be allowed to enter the gym.
    • Taking of photos/videos is allowed only from where one is seated. No one will be allowed to stand or walk around to take photos. Only official photographers can be near the stage. Graduates may reserve for photo prints of the official photographers during the issuance of toga. Photo-taking inside the gymnasium is also prohibited after the ceremonies. Everyone will be instructed to exit immediately in an orderly manner after the recessional. Photo booths will be set up at the hallways and student lounge of the PE Bldg (beside the gym) for photo-taking after the ceremonies.

Above Information / Procedure are for Strict Compliance

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