You are invited to participate in the 5th annual PCC Black Grad Celebration! Is Winter, Spring or Summer 2019 your last term? Are you transferring to a university or moving into the world of work? Please join us for the Black Grad Celebration May 31, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. in Creveling Lounge

Pasadena’s City College’s Black Grad Celebration complements the campus’ Commencement Exercises by acknowledging and celebrating African American students and their families within a cultural context. This event and dinner is free! We will honor our graduating students with music, performers, speakers, and a certificate of achievement.

Black Graduation 2019

Friday, May 31st – Creveling Lounge 

Graduates 5:00 pm
Doors Open 5:30 pm
Ceremony 6:00 pm

RSVP for Black Graduation
Please RSVP by April 1, 2019

Included in the ceremony 

  • Kente CAP and sash
  • Certificate of achievement  
  • Dinner
  • Live entertainment 

Important Dates and Deadlines

RSVP Deadline: April 1, 2019
Graduation: Friday, May 31st, 2019

Guest Information

Pasadena City College, Creveling Lounge
1570 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106

Graduates Arrive:
5:00 pm
Doors open:
 5:30 pm
Graduation Ceremony: 6:00 pm
Dinner: 8:00 pm

Guest seating is on a first-come/first-served basis 

Free parking in lots 10 & 11 with permit
You may also park in other lots and purchase a parking permit.


  • Elevator access from 1st floor of CC building.
  • Visitors with official DMV placard may park in any spot without PCC permit.
  • ASL (American Sign Language) is available. Must be requested at least 2 weeks in advance.
  • Any other requests may be sent to or call (626) 585-3167

Contact or call (626) 585-7287 with any additional questions.