How to Petition
PETITION DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 25, 2019
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
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, November 4, 2019.
Cap, gown (with stole) and tassel (set): $41.95
Gown with stole: $26.50
Tassel only: $6.75
Commencement Announcements: 5-pack $11.98
There will be bookstore associates available day of ceremony, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, 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, Nov. 25, 2019 until 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.
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 Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 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 Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019 and Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019.
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