How to Petition
Step 3: Petition to graduate for the semester you know your degree or certificate will be complete.
Deadline to Petition to Graduate
Spring/Summer 2021 Ceremony Deadline: March 26, 2021
Fall 2021 Deadline: Oct. 29, 2021
Spring/Summer Deadline: 2022 March 25, 2022
Fall 2022 Deadline: Oct. 28, 2022
Cap and Gown
You may purchase your keepsake cap, gown (includes stole) and colored tassel for your photo at your campus bookstore (Monday and Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.) or online* at the Barnes & Noble College website.
Cap, gown (with stole) and tassel (set): $42.95
Gown with stole: $26.98
Tassel only: $6.75
Commencement announcements (5-pack): $11.98
Tax not included.
*If ordering online, your cap and gown will be available for pick up at the Western Campus. You can have your cap and gown shipped to your home for an additional charge.
Diploma and Graduation Gift
If you petitioned to graduate this fall, you will be informed of the results by mid-February. Diplomas, certificates and letters will be sent via USPS, along with a graduation gift.
Spring and Summer 2020 grads will also receive a graduation gift.
Make sure your information is up-to-date, too. You can update your name or address online via my Tri-C space.