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Commencement Information

Commencement Information

Congratulations on
starting your new path!

Welcome to the online information resource for North-West College's Commencement Ceremony. Here you will find a wealth of logistical information, helpful tips, and background material.

Some of the most commonly sought after items include: general information about Commencement activities, details about tickets, events schedule, maps and locations, and Commencement news.

Student Success Stories

"Thanks to North-West College, I’ve had the opportunity to acquire skills that I needed to be successful! Thanks North-West!"
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North-West Family
"I developed great self-esteem working with the staff and instructors of North-West College. They helped me so much I was able to move back to my home state and was employed by the first employer I submitted my application with. Thank you so much for the learning experience that I received from your school!"
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"I came to North West College Riverside campus not knowing what I wanted to do in life. I learned to have compassion and understand the patients. I have a job now as a medical assistant and all I could say is I'm very grateful that I attended this college."
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Directions and Parking

Pasadena Civic Auditorium (PCA)

300 E. Green St.

Pasadena CA, 91101-2399

(626) 793-2122

Please allow adequate time for parking.

 

Directions

From the 210 westbound:

Take the 210 freeway west to the Fair Oaks/Marengo exit. Turn left on Marengo and proceed 4 blocks to E. Green St. Turn left onto E. Green St. The Pasadena Civic Auditorium is located on the right-hand side.

From the 210 southbound:

Take the 210 freeway south to the Colorado Blvd. exit on to St. John Ave. Continue south on St. John past Colorado Blvd. and turn left onto E. Green St. Travel five blocks east on E. Green St. The Pasadena Civic Auditorium is located on the right-hand.

From the 134 eastbound:

Take the 134 east to the Fair Oaks/Marengo exit. Turn right on Marengo and proceed 4 blocks to E. Green St. Turn left onto E. Green St. and the Pasadena Civic Auditorium is located on the right-hand side.

From the 110 northbound:

Take the 110 freeway north to the end of the freeway; the freeway ends at a stoplight. Proceed through the stoplight. You are now on Arroyo Parkway. Exactly one mile from the stoplight, you will come to E. Green St. Turn right onto E. Green St. The Pasadena Civic Auditorium is located two blocks down on the right-hand side.

Metro Gold Line to Pasadena:

The Pasadena Civic Auditorium is located within walking distance of the Memorial Park & Del Mar stations.

Parking

If you are staying at one of the Pasadena hotels, check with them regarding parking rates, and ask if they are within walking distance of the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.

There are 3 parking areas adjacent to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium:

  • Across the street at the Paseo Colorado on E. Green St.
  • NW corner of E. Green St. and Marengo Ave.
  • Pasadena Convention Center Onsite Parking. Enter on Marengo or Euclid
  • Valet parking is available at the entrance to the Civic Auditorium.
  • Parking rates subject to change without notice.