Petition to Graduate
Students who plan to participate in the Commencement ceremony must petition to graduate beforehand. Deadline to petition for the fall Commencement ceremony is Thursday, Nov. 10.
To determine your eligibility:
Step 1: Run your degree audit at tri-c.edu/degreeworks.
Step 2: Call 216-987-6000 (Option 4) or click here to schedule a counseling appointment.
Petition by the above deadline to guarantee your name in the commencement program book.
Purchase a Cap and Gown
Purchase your keepsake cap, gown (includes white stole) and colored tassel at a campus bookstore.
Cap, gown and tassel: $44.94
If purchased separately:
- Gown only: $28.98, plus tax
- Cap only: $8.98, plus tax
- Tassel only: $6.98, plus tax
Note: White stoles are provided to all students participating in graduation regardless of whether they purchase a cap and gown. They can be picked up in the Barnes & Noble bookstore.
*Shipping fees apply.
Pick Up Honors Cord and Stole
Students who have maintained at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA as of teh end of Summer 2022 semester will be able pick up their honors cord at the following locations beginning Monday, Nov. 14:
- Eastern Campus Student Engagement (ESS 1303)
- Metropolitan Campus Student Life (MCC 200L2)
- Western Campus Student Engagement (WHCS A100)
- Westshore Campus (SLT 214)
Stoles (other than the white ones provided by the College) are available by individual groups for purchase. Contact your affinity group (e.g. PTK, Black American Council, Lambda GSA) for specific stole-ordering and purchasing information.
Share your Tri-C pride on social media:
Get ready for graduation day. Be sure to tag your post with #TriCGrad!
Check out the Class of 2022 digital downloads, including Instagram and Facebook filters.
Update your contact information:
If you petitioned to graduate for fall 2022, you will be informed of the results by mid-January. Diplomas, certificates and letters will be sent via USPS.
Fall 2022 petition is now open. The deadline is Thursday, Nov. 10.