Commencement Day-Of Information

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2022 Commencement Ceremony

Date: Friday, May 13
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: ExtraMile Arena
1401 W. Cesar Chavez Ln.
Boise, ID 83706

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Ceremony Schedule

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. – Graduate check-in and name cards
Graduates will enter through Lobby 3. Family and friends will enter through Lobbies 1 and 2. There will be signs directing graduates to a designated area to pick up their name cards. Graduates MUST have a name card in order to participate in the ceremony.

6:00 p.m. – Doors open to public
Lobbies 1 and 2 will open to the public at 6:00 p.m. Due to increased security measures, attendees are encouraged to arrive early and well before the ceremony start time of 7:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. – Instructions and line-up
Ceremony instructions and graduate line up will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. to ensure the ceremony begins on time.

7:00 p.m. – Ceremony begins

Graduate Pre-Ceremony Details

Check-In and Name Cards

There is NO rehearsal. Graduate check-in time is from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This means that you may check-in as early as 5:30 p.m., but no later than 6:30 p.m. There will be a live DJ, photo opportunities, and a cap decorating table to participate in, as you wait for the ceremony to begin! Graduates enter through lobby 3 (Entrance 3); signs will direct graduates to a designated area to pick up their name cards. Graduates MUST have a name card in order to participate in the ceremony.

**You will not be able to leave any personal items in the graduate line up area; please plan accordingly.

Graduate Seating

Graduate seating is not assigned. The first row is reserved for our GED graduates, and the remaining rows are for our degree and certificate graduates. You will see on the map below, that if you choose to sit on the right or left side in the auxiliary gym (line-up area), that is also the side you will sit on in the arena. The sections marked as yellow, will be open for guest seating.

Graduate and Guest Seating Maps