Commencement 2021

Come to this page to find information about Alder’s plans for commencement for the class of 2020-2021. We will be updating this page every few weeks with new information. 


Saturday, June 5, 2021

All-Alder Online Ceremony- Residents, mentors, families, and friends are all welcome to join us to celebrate Alder’s graduates with music, special speakers, and individual celebrations. Consult with your director to see if your cohort will watch the ceremony at the same time.

Online Ceremony – English      |      Online Ceremony – Spanish

Regional Celebration- Alder will host an in-person celebration in the Bay Area, Central Valley, Monterey, and Southern California where residents will be celebrated. Information about the events is linked below and will be updated regularly:

Bay Area Information

Central Valley Information

Central Coast/MPUSD Information

Southern California Information


Additionally, each cohort will celebrate and mark the year in their own way.



Information about regalia can be found here. Note residents must fill out this survey by 3:30PM on April 26. The survey does not require you to pay for the regalia, and you can cancel any order without penalty.

Commencement Photos

The photo galleries below highlight each regional event and are intended for personal use only.



See a video of last year’s ceremony here.