We at NOCE are very proud of students for completing their educational programs and accomplishing their goals.

Student and teacher taking an award photo together.

Come celebrate our 2024 program completers!

Friday, May 17, 2024

  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Student Check In
  • 2:30 p.m.: Student Orientation
  • 2:45 p.m.: Student Line Up
  • 3 p.m. SHARP: Ceremony Begins

Cottonwood Church (4505 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720)


2023/24 NOCE program completers may participate in the 2024 Student Success Event if they have completed the requirements in the following programs:

  • College Preparation Math Skills: I, II, and III
  • Parenting: Building Trauma-Informed Communities
  • Parenting: Love & Logic
  • Student Leadership Program
  • English as a Second Language: Academic Success I and II, and College Success
  • English as a Second Language: United States Citizenship Program
  • English as a Second Language: Advanced

Student Success Awards

Students from all instructional programs – including Basic Skills/High School Diploma, Career Technical Education, Disability Support Services, Emeritus, English as a Second Language/Citizenship, and Parenting Programs – who have been nominated by their NOCE instructor and selected to receive a Student Success Award will also be honored at the event.

No Balloons or Noisemakers

We are all very proud of the graduating class of 2024. Because every family deserves the opportunity to see their graduate and hear their name being called, we ask that you please do not bring balloons or noisemakers into the ceremony/auditorium. Thank you for your courtesy and respect for all graduates.

No drinks or food are allowed inside the auditorium.


There is no cost to attend the 2024 Commencement Ceremony.

A photo of students attending the 2019 Student Success and Scholarship event


IMPORTANT NOTICE: This is a public ceremony, and North Orange Continuing Education will be taking photos for promotional purposes. Student photos may be used in, but not limited to, the following manner: brochures, class schedules, website, social media, etc. Through your attendance at this event, you may be photographed/filmed. By participating in this event, you understand that NOCE may utilize your image to bring its programs to the public’s attention. If you do not want your photo taken, please inform the photographer or a staff member. 

There will not be a livestream or videos for sale for the 2024 events.

Students are also encouraged to take graduation photos in their homes and share photos from the ceremony with us by tagging our NOCE social media pages and using the #NOCEGrad2024


No tickets are required, and there is no limit to the number of guests at this event.