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Graduation Instructions

May 10, 2024

  1. Apply for graduation. To apply: The deadline for application was 4/1/2024.
    Candidates who do not meet the deadline must reapply for next semester’s graduation.
  2. Pay the $15 diploma fee to the Business Office. You have the options of paying by telephone or through your My正规靠谱赌博软件 account in My Services.  Please contact the Business Office for more information at 409-984-6126.
  3. Transfer Coursework. Students that are currently attending or have attended other college(s) must include an unofficial transcript(s) when applying for graduation. Official transcripts with final grades must be submitted by May 9, 2024.
  4. Financial Obligations. Graduation candidates must pay ALL outstanding debts.
    •  Business Office at 409-984-6126.
    •  Library at 409-984-6218 (check if you have books or money owed).
    •  Financial Aid at 409-984-6204.
  5. Diplomas. Graduates who participate in the ceremony will receive their diploma at commencement.  Diploma pick up will resume at the Records Office beginning Wednesday, May 15, 2024. If you would like your diploma mailed to you, please pay the $11.00 diploma mailing fee at the Business Office (409-984-6126) no later than April 1, 2024.
  6. Cap and Gown. Flat black cap and gown with white collar must be worn by all ceremony participants. Cap and gowns can be purchased ONLINE at Barnes and Nobel Bookstore at Cap and gowns are available for purchase online beginning January 23, 2024, and close on April 7, 2024. ONLY APPROVED STOLES AND CORDS ARE PERMITTED.  View Commencement Regalia Guidelines.  Graduation Stole Request Form opens on January 23, 2024, and closes on April 26, 2024..
  7. Check your email regularly. All graduation correspondence will be emailed to your address.  A required survey that is part of your graduation application process will be emailed to you. Your diploma will not be released until the survey is completed.
  8. Graduation Orientation. Graduates are required to attend the graduation orientation on Thursday, May 2, 2024 @ 6:00pm at the Carl Parker Center.
  9. Questions about graduation? Send an email to the Graduation Coordinator at

Deadlines and Important Dates

April 1  Last day to apply and pay all associated graduation fees.
April 26  Last day to submit Graduation Stole Request Form.
May 2  Graduation Orientation begins at 6:00 p.m.
May 10  Graduation ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m.
May 15 First day to pick up diplomas from the Records Office.