Commencement Guest Info

Information for Guests

Accessible Seating/Services

El Camino College strives to provide wheelchair and companion seating to our patrons with disabilities. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to availability, but we do our best to accommodate the many special guests we have on this day. Guests are encouraged to arrive as early as 2:30 P.M. to ensure a larger selection of seating options. For additional help on the day of the event, please speak with the ushers.

Accomodations for deaf and hard of hearing individuals will be provided during the ceremony. American Sign Language interpreters will be locateded in the southwest corner of the stadium. Stadium ushers will be available to direct guests to the appropriate section.


Accessible Parking and Entrances to the Stadium

Disabled parking is available in Lot F from sections 11-20 for individuals with a DMV placard/DP plate. Additional disabled parking is available on the first floor of Lot H and on the north side of Lots J and K. Please refer to the parking map, which indicates disabled parking locations with a dotted green line. 

Guests with a disability may use elevators located at the northeast, southeast, east, and west of the stadium to access the mezzanine level. Alternatively, there are ramps located at the southeast and northeast ends of the stadium. Ushers will assist as needed. Please see the accessible stadium entrances map, which indicates accessible entrances.



Strollers are not permitted in the grandstands, however, stroller parking will be available at the southeast corner of the stadium. Please take all personal belongings with you. El Camino College is not responsible for lost or stolen articles.


The El Camino College Commencement Ceremonies will occur rain or shine.


Directions & Map


Free parking will be available in the Lot-H parking structure on Redondo Beach Blvd. and the southern portion of the Lot-F parking structure located west of the Stadium.  View the campus map online at  For this event, the Campus Police and the Parking Committee will be waiving the usual parking fee.  Please DO NOT park in Visitor 40/30-minute parking.

Photos and Video at the Ceremony

Family members and friends of graduates may take photographs or video from their seat location in the audience. A professional photographer will photograph each graduate as the diploma covers are presented.  

Commencement Live Stream

For friends and family who can't make it to the stadium, they can watch the pomp and circumstance via livestream video: Select “2017 El Camino Commencement Ceremony.” The broadcast begins at 3:45 p.m. and the ceremony begins at 4:00 p.m.


T-Shirts and Flowers

For your convenience, flower bouquets and T-shirts will be sold at the field entrance on the day of Commencement before and after the ceremony.


Additional Information

  • Accommodations and alternate formats are available upon request by conttacting the Special Resource Center before the ceremony at (310) 660-3295; video phone number (310) 594-3861. It is recommended that special accommodations be made at least one week prior to the ceremony.
  • Caps and gowns are available at the El Camino College Bookstore for purchase.