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FAQs WOODBURY GRADUATION 2017
Q. WHEN, WHERE AND WHAT TIME IS GRADUATION? Q. HOW DO I RESERVE SEATS FOR MY FAMILY AND GUESTS? Q. HOW DO I RESERVE SEATS AND/OR PARKING FOR GUESTS WITH Special needs
? Q. MY GUESTS ARE NOT FAMILIAR WITH THE AREA, WHAT ARE THE DIRECTIONS TO WOODBURY? Q. WHERE DO I PARK? Q. WILL THERE BE AN OPPORTUNITY TOBUY FLOWERS? Q. WILL THE BOOKSTORE BE OPEN? Q. WILL THERE BE A RECEPTION THE MORNING OF GRADUATION?
The ceremony for Graduate and undergraduate students
will take place on Saturday, May 6th in the Alumni Quad. The ceremony will begin promptly at 9:00 am and will end at approximately 11:00 am. Graduates should arrive on campus and check in no later than 7:45 am. Once on campus, follow the signs and proceed to the designated check-in station. Seating will began at 7:00 am. Seats cannot be reserved for families and guests. In order to safely and successfully enjoy this momentous occasion, please do not hold more than five (5) seats per family. Once the Alumni Quad is full, overflow seating will be available where guests can view the ceremony via live feed. Requests for disabled guest seating and parking are available online beginning Monday, March 20 at www.woodbury.edu/graduate. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Requests should be submitted no later than Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017. The ceremony will be held on campus in the Alumni Quad. The address is 7500 North Glenoaks Blvd. The University is located off the Interstate 5 freeway. The two exits that will lead you to campus are Buena Vista and Hollywood Way. Directions from your location are available from Google Maps
and MapQuest. The 5 freeway may be under construction at the time of graduation and the exits may or may not be available, please plan accordingly. On-campus parking will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The only reserved parking on campus will be for our disabled guests. Please note that stretch limousines, RVs and other oversized vehicles will not be permitted on campus on Graduation Day. Parking is not permitted in the 7-Eleven, Hill Street Cafй, or any other unauthorized parking lots. Information regarding overflow parking sites will be posted on the University's website in April. Yes, Graduation Day Flowers will be on site the day of graduation. You can save time by pre-ordering floral arrangements online at www.graduationdayflowers.com, and click on the pre-order button link. The Campus Bookstore will be open from 7:00 am-1:00 pm during the graduation ceremony with t-shirts, hats, and other Woodbury related items for purchase. To contact them, call (818) 252-5285. Woody's Cafй will serve a complimentary Continental Breakfast
beginning at 7:00am while supply lasts. The Cafй will remain open during the ceremony for snacks and refreshments.
Q. WHAT ABOUT PICTURES? Q. HOW DO WE ORDER OUR CAPS, GOWNS, AND ANNOUNCEMENTS? Q. WHAT IS GRADUATES' DINNER AND AWARDS CEREMONY? Q. MY FAMILY PLANS TO COME BEFORE GRADUATION, ARE THERE ANY HOTELS CLOSE TO WOODBURY?
Guests are welcome to photograph and videotape the ceremony in the designated photo areas. Professional ceremony photos will be taken by Ultimate Exposures. Group photos will be available by request after the ceremony. Proofs of any photos will be sent directly to your home by the photographer. For more information, contact Ultimate Exposures by phone (818) 781-9530 or visit their webpage www.ultimateexposures.com. The cap and gown is a commemorative keepsake of the occasion and are yours to keep as a symbol of your academic achievement
. Caps and gowns are ordered for you based on your eligibility to participate in the Graduation. You will be able to pick-up your cap and gown during regular business hours beginning Monday, April 24 thru Friday May 5 from the Campus Bookstore. Per campus policy, only the student on record can pick up their cap and gown. Please bring photo identification
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students will have their caps and gowns shipped to the San Diego campus prior to the ceremony. General Graduation Announcements will be available for purchase in the Bookstore the first week of April. The University will also be sending you five complementary general announcements. If you would like to order personalized announcements visit the Jostens website at www.college.jostens.com. On Friday, May 5 from 6:00-7:30pm, the University will host a dinner in honor of this year's graduating class
. The students will be able to bring guests. The dinner will include an academic award ceremony to recognize the academic achievements of this year's class. More information will be sent out shortly and Invitations will be sent to the Graduates current address on record. Yes, there are hotels in the Burbank area. Woodbury University has negotiated special rates for graduates and their guests at the following hotels: Hampton Inn and Suites Los Angeles
Burbank Airports 7501 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, CA 91504 (818) 768-1106 FAX (818) 768-1126 For reservations: www.burbankairportssutites.hamptoninn.com *Ask for the "Woodbury Deal" Courtyard by Marriott Burbank 2100 Empire Avenue, Burbank, CA 91504 (818) 843-5500 FAX (818) 843-2700 For reservations: www.marriott.com/burcy
Q. I STILL HAVE QUESTIONS, IS THERE SOMEONE I CAN TALK TO?
Below are some of the area hotel accommodations locations: Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel and Convention Center 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505 (818) 843-6000 FAX (818) 842-9720 http://marriottburbankairpo-px.rtrk.com/ Residence Inn by Marriott - Burbank Downtown 321 S. First Street, Burbank, CA 91502 (818) 260-8787 FAX (818) 260-9191 www.residenceinnburbank.com Extended Stay America Burbank Airport 2200 W. Empire Avenue, Burbank, CA 91504 (818) 567-0952 FAX (818) 567-0953 www.extendedstayamerica.com Holiday Inn Burbank Media Center 150 E. Angeleno Avenue, Burbank, CA 91502 (818) 841-4770 FAX (818) 566-7886 www.holiday-inn.com If you would like to speak with someone during business hours, please call (818) 252-5232 and a staff member from the Office of student development
will be able to assist you with your questions and concerns. The Office of Student Development is open Monday thru Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm.