Weather conditions in Redding can be extreme! Please be prepared for inclement weather. The commencement ceremony will be held rain or shine! The ceremony will be held on the football field unless weather poses a danger (lightning, etc.). Please advise your guests to be prepared for possible showers in the event that the forecast changes abruptly. If conditions pose a danger notice of any change of the event will be posted on the front page of our website by 10:00 a.m. the morning of Graduation.

​​Safety Tips

We want all graduates, graduate candidates and their guests to be safe at this very significant event. As a result, please consider the following:
  • Stay hydrated! Water will be sold to raise money for our Gateway to College program, you can utilize the drinking fountains at the entrance of the stadium or you may bring a water bottle.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Prohibited Items

The following items will not be allowed at the Commencement Ceremony:
  • Alcohol
  • Firearms
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Smoking (please limit smoking to parking lots or designated smoking gazebos)
  • Animals (with an exception of service animals. Please see the review the policy on  ADA service animals if you have questions by clicking on the following link: ADA service_animals_2010.pdfADA service_animals_2010.pdf)
  • Ice chests