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Congratulations, graduates, on your academic achievement!

CPTC Commencement Ceremony

This year’s 2022 commencement graduation ceremony will take place at the Tacoma Dome on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The Arena is located at 2727 E D St. Tacoma, WA 98421. 

Graduates should arrive at the Tacoma Dome no later than 2:30 p.m.

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Livestream the in-person event

Friends, family, and loved ones that are unable to attend the in-person ceremony can watch the ceremony online. Watch the livestream!

Event Photos

Professional photographers will be taking photos at this year's Commencement Ceremony.

Graduates will be able to go to 1000 Words Events website after the ceremony to view and save photos of the event at no cost.

Tacoma Dome Parking

The Tacoma Dome has parking lots located around the perimeter of the facility that can accommodate 1,600 cars.

There is no parking fee at the Tacoma Dome this year thanks to a generous contribution from the CPTC Foundation and Associated Student Government.

Alternative Parking Options

Alternate parking options include parking in downtown Tacoma and taking the Tacoma Link Light Rail (check schedule for hours) or parking in the Pierce Transit / Sound Transit Tacoma Dome Station Garage which is located a few blocks from the Tacoma Dome. Cabs may also be available at the Tacoma Dome taxi drop-off/pick-up area or near Freighthouse Square. The Tacoma Dome has built an official Uber Pickup/Dropoff Zone as an additional option for visitors.

CPTC Commencement Ceremony FAQ's

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