Learn about the safety protocols in place for commencement at El Camino College.
El Camino College has implemented protocols regarding masking and vaccinations in order to ensure the safety of our students, employees, and guests. All commencement ceremony attendees should anticipate following current COVID protocols to enter campus. We strongly recommend checking this page often for updates.
Last updated: June 2, 2022
Graduates who will be participating in the commencement ceremony must:
All students must check into a health screening kiosk when they arrive. Those who are approved to enter campus will receive an entry wristband.
Guests must bring proof of COVID-19 vaccination with them when entering campus.
Those who cannot show proof of vaccination can:
All visitors must check into a health screening kiosk when they arrive. Those who are approved to enter campus will receive an entry wristband.
For more information about COVID, read the LACDPH Order of the Health Officer.
Fast Track Entry into Commencement
Guests are not required to make an account with World Back to Work but encouraged to do so in order to expedite the entry process. See the instructions below under "Fast Track Entry into Commencement."
On-Campus Testing for Commencement Available:
|Thursday, June 9||9 a.m. - 7 p.m.|
|Friday, June 10||8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
Guests may choose to test at El Camino College for free on the following dates and times:
Thursday, June 9
9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, June 10
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The following process applies for testing on June 9 and June 10, so we strongly encourage completing your testing on June 9 for ease of access to Commencement.
To expedite your entry, you may upload your vaccination card before June 10, or take your free COVID test on June 9. Read more about how to fast track your entry!
Please anticipate waiting approximately 45 minutes for your test result to be logged and delivered to a health screening station. After swabbing is completed, you will receive a card with your personal test end-time. Once the end time is reached, you may approach any health screening station to retrieve your result and wristband for entry.
On commencement day (June 10, 2022), masks for outdoor activity are optional and strongly encouraged.
Masks are still required for indoor areas.
Graduates are required to attend an indoor information session in the Marsee Auditorium at 3 p.m.
Please note: Masking requirements are subject to change as conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic change.
Save time and upload your proof of vaccination or negative test in advance to fast
track your way into commencement!
Any guests planning on attending commencement should create a Cleared4 Profile and either upload their:
If you are an existing student, faculty, or staff at El Camino College, and already have an existing account, have uploaded your vaccination card and have been granted your Blue Pass, please do NOT make a new profile. You will be able to use your existing account and check in as normal.
Children 2 and under are not required to test.
Individuals ages 3-17 must provide:
To save time, please create a Cleared4 Profile and upload your documentation ahead of time.
We will have testing consent forms available for parents/guardians of children (3-17) who do not have vaccination or third party test proof, or vaccination proof.
Minors planning to attend commencement without their parent/guardian and who do not have proof of vaccination or third party test proof, will be required to have their parent/guardian sign the consent form in order to test and gain entry. Please use the appropriate link below to access the consent form.
Proof of completed consent must be shown to the entry screeners via electronic signed copy of the consent or printed copy when arriving on site. Please make sure to download a copy of the completed consent form.
Download Consent Forms
Vaccination proof upload is open and available to anyone that has a Cleared4 Profile.
Deadline to Upload Vaccination Proof: Thursday, June 9 at 11:59 p.m.
Test Proof Acceptance Opens: June 8 at 12:01 a.m.
Test Proof Acceptance Closes: June 9 at 11:59 p.m.
Any user that has a Cleared4 Profile will be able to upload proof of test starting June 8 at 12:01 a.m. using the button located towards the bottom of their profile called "Enter COVID-19 Test Result."
Acceptable proofs of negative test result must meet the following criteria to be accepted:
All test proof must contain the following information:
Immunity will only be granted if your negative test proof follows the test proof criteria above and your test proof shows a positive result that the sample was taken no more than 90 days ago and no less than 11 days before the day of the event. NAAT/PCR, and Antigen tests are acceptable. At-home tests are NOT acceptable.
Reminder: To save time, please create a Cleared4 Profile and upload your documentation ahead of time.
On June 9 and June 10 at 7 a.m., a reminder message will be sent to individuals who upload their proof of vaccination by the deadline to their World Back to Work Cleared4 Profile. The message will contain the QR code "Blue Pass" that is required to enter campus for commencement.
Additionally, users will receive their "Blue Pass" notification when their proof of vaccination is approved. Any of these notifications can be found in either email or SMS form.
Please note: The Cleared4 profile registration link, vaccination proof, and negative test upload option will be disabled the day of the event.
If you miss the vaccination upload deadline, you will be able to provide vaccination proof, third party test proof, or test on-site the day of the event. Please remember to bring your vaccination proof, proof of third party test, or allow for enough time to be tested on campus.