Congratulations families, loved ones, friends and graduates of 2017! We are honored to be a part of graduation and commencement ceremonies for our local universities, colleges and high schools. This page contains all the necessary information regarding upcoming ceremonies.


  • In general doors open one (1) hour prior to the time listed for each ceremony.


  • For ticket information please ask the graduating student for details about obtaining tickets as each school is unique.


  • There may be a cash parking fee, not to exceed $10, at Citizens Business Bank Arena, each school is unique. Please click here for more directions and more information about parking. Parking lots open 1 hour prior to door time.


  • Cameras are allowed with some restrictions, click here for more information.


  • Balloons, wrapped gifts and noisemakers or airhorns are NOT allowed inside the arena. Flowers will be available for purchase.


  • Citizens Business Bank Arena does not allow any outside food or beverage to be brought into the venue. We will have food and beverage available for purchase and there are drinking fountains on the main concourse. Click here to view the menu.


  • All seating is available on first come first serve basis. Reserving or saving seats is not allowed. Please visit guest services in section 112 of the Main Concourse if you need assistance with locating ADA Seating.    


  • All guests will be guided thru our normal security procedures, including metal detectors and bag inspections. For more information click here.  


  • All strollers/carriers that enter the Arena must be checked in at Guest Services. A $5 per item fee will be enforced to check Strollers/Carriers. 


Unauthorized vending or soliciting on Citizens Business Bank Arena property is prohibited. Violators will be prosecuted. (Ontario Municipal Code Sec4-1504)

Vending in the public right of-way is prohibited. All business activities require a business license and must be conducted inside an enclosed structure unless pre-approved by the City of Ontario. Violators will be prosecuted. (Ontario Municipal Code Sec.3-1.105)


Cal. Baptist University

  • May 6, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • May 6, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Chaffey College

  • May 18, 2017 - 5:00 PM
  • May 18, 2017 - 7:30 PM

Fontana Unified School District*

  • May 22, 2017 - TBD
  • May 23, 2017 - TBD
  • May 24, 2017 - TBD

University of La Verne

  • May 27, 2017 - 10:00 AM
  • May 27, 2017 - 3:30 PM

Chino Unified School District

  • May 30, 2017 - TBD
  • May 31, 2017 - TBD

Rialto Unified School District*

  • June 4, 2017 - TBD

Upland High School

  • June 8, 2017

University of Phoenix*

  • June 10, 2017 - 10:00 AM
  • June 10, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Cal. State University San Bernardino**

  • June 16, 2017 - TBD
  • June 17, 2017 - TBD

Mt. San Antonio College

  • June 18, 2017 - 11:00 AM

*$10 Cash Parking

**$5 Cash Parking

We understand these ceremonies bring families and loved ones together in celebration of these milestone in any graduates' life.

We offer local resources to accommodate out-of-towners because in Ontario, our city is your hometown!

Below are some helpful links to make your experience here a memorable one: