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 2023 program completers!

Friday, May 26, 2023

9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.


  • Parking gates will open and check-in will begin at 8 a.m.
  • Student check-in and photos from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
  • Student orientation will begin at 9 a.m.
  • Student processional line-up will begin at 9:15 a.m.
  • Ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. SHARP

The NOCE Anaheim Campus (1830 W. Romneya Drive, Anaheim, CA 92801)


2022/23 NOCE program completers may participate in the 2023 Student Success Event if they have completed the requirements in the following programs:

  • College Preparation Math Skills: I, II, and III
  • DSS: Workforce Prep
  • ESL: Advanced
  • Parenting: Building Trauma-Informed Communities
  • DSS: Transition
  • ESL: Academic Success I and II
  • ESL: United States Citizenship Program
  • Parenting: Love & Logic


There is no cost to attend the 2023 Commencement Ceremony.


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 2023 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 #NOCEGrad2023

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

Student Success Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


  • Q: Where should guests park? How much will it cost?

    A: Campus Safety Officers and Traffic Control will guide all guests, students, and staff members to park throughout the Anaheim Campus for both the Commencement and Student Success Events. Parking is free for the day.

  • Q. Where will disabled parking be to the event seating?

    A: We will have designated disabled placard parking in the Anaheim Campus West Lot. Campus Safety Officers and Traffic Control will guide you to park in the designated disabled parking. The disabled parking will be right next to the student check-in and family seating area.

  • Q. Will there be a drop-off area?

    A: There will be an area where cars can drop off students. Please see the map for more details.

NOCE Anaheim Campus Parking and Access Map.

Location/Student Check-In

  • Q. Where is the location of the event?

    A: Both the NOCE Commencement and NOCE Student Success Event will take place in the West Parking Lot at the Anaheim Campus at 1830 W. Romneya Drive. The main entrance will be at the south end of the West Parking Lot.

  • Q. What do students do when they get to the event?

    A: After parking, students should come to the West Parking Lot and go to check-in at the south end. Welcome Ambassadors will greet students and guide them to the check-in tables. Once checked-in, students can take photos at the photo booth and then meet friends and faculty members in their program gathering area until it is time for line-up and procession.

  • Q. Will there be restrooms at the event?

    A: Yes, portable restrooms will be available in the Anaheim Campus West Parking Lot.

  • Q. Will there be food or drinks for sale?

    A: No, there will be no food or drinks for sale.

  • Q. Will there be stroller parking?

    A: Yes, there will be a designated spot for strollers to sit. However, you are welcome to park these at your own risk. NOCE and NOCCCD is not responsible for your stroller or any of the items left in the stroller. 





Dress/Attire/Cap & Gown

  • Q. What should I wear to the Student Success Event?

    A: Students, faculty, and guests should wear business casual dress to the Student Success Event. This is something that you would wear to an awards ceremony, church, or a wedding, etc. No regalia is worn at the Student Success Event.