In Palomar College’s 2018 Commencement exercises, held Friday, May 25, nearly 2,500 students graduated; the college received 3,492 applications for associate degrees or certificates of achievement, and 1,509 associate of arts (A.A.) degrees, 1,511 certificates and 472 associate degrees for transfer were awarded.

Here is a taste of what commencement is like at Palomar College. To view the full set of images by our staff photographer, Tom Pfingsten, click here.

Photos by Tom Pfingsten.