How to Petition
PETITION DEADLINE FOR SPRING 2020 IS MARCH 27, 2020
To guarantee name is printed in program.
Step 1: Go to www.Tri-C.edu/DegreeWorks and run your audit.
Step 2: Schedule an appointment with counseling, 216-987-6000, option #4
Step 3: Petition to graduate for the semester you know your degree or certificate will be complete.
Cap & Gown Overview
Cap, gown, tassel and stole are the official regalia that must be worn at commencement by all graduates. You may purchase your keepsake cap, gown (includes stole) and colored tassel at your campus, Barnes & Noble bookstores beginning Monday, March 30, 2020.
Cap, gown (with stole) and tassel (set): $42.95
Gown with stole: $26.98
Tassel only: $6.75
Commencement Announcements: 5-pack $11.98
There will be bookstore associates available day of ceremony, Thursday, May 14, 2020, at the Wolstein Center after 4:30 p.m. for any adjustments needed to students’ graduation apparel.
Appropriate dress is required under your gown. Please plan to wear comfortable dress shoes, dress pants with a collared shirt (tie is optional), a skirt with a blouse, or a dress.
How to Participate in the Ceremony
Day of Ceremony
Parking: One complimentary parking pass and a map will be available for each graduate at each campus Student Life office beginning Monday, April 20, 2020 until 5 p.m. on Monday, May 11, 2020.
Robing rooms: Only graduates are permitted in robing areas, no children or guests. Do not bring personal belongings (e.g. purses, coats) to the robing areas as these areas are not secured. You may not march in the processional with your personal belongings.
Televised & Streaming Ceremony
Watch the ceremony live stream.
The commencement ceremony will also be broadcast live Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. on Spectrum digital channel 1023 in the city of Cleveland, Cox Cable digital channel 216 and on the college's Smart TV. The ceremony will be rebroadcast at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 21 and Thursday, May 29, 2020.
Only official College photographers are permitted on the arena floor. Guests should be courteous and respectful of all those wishing to take photographs.
If you have questions concerning graduate photo orders following commencement, contact Grad Images at 800-261-2576 or www.gradimages.com