Commencement Ceremony


The Tallahassee Community College Fall 2022 Commencement ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center.


TCC does not require students to apply for graduation. Students who have completed their program(s) of study and met all graduation requirements will automatically be graduated at the end of the term. To graduate from TCC, you must:

  • Satisfactorily complete the degree program(s) for which you are enrolled
  • Have at least a 2.0 GPA in your TCC coursework and at least a 2.0 cumulative (all college work) GPA
  • Have earned at least 25% of credit hours toward degree from TCC

Review the Academic Calendar for session graduation updates.

Participation in commencement does not constitute the completion of graduation requirements.

Shop for commencement regalia at the TCC Bookstore Shop

Questions About Graduation?

Participating in Commencement

  1. There is no need to apply for graduation
    • If you are a potential fall 2022 graduate, go to your Academic Progress and make sure you have or are going to satisfy all of your degree requirements this term
  1. Purchase your cap and gown at the TCC Bookstore HERE (this is required)
  1. You may invite as many family and friends as you would like. Tickets are not required.
    • The Civic Center charges $10 per vehicle to park.
    • The Civic Center has a clear bag policy, meaning no purses or tote bags unless they are clear. They also do not allow airhorns or cowbells.
  1. Arrive at the Civic Center at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, 2022.
    • Go down the escalators to the bottom floor where you will print your name card and line up alphabetically. Volunteers will be there to help.
    • Leave your personal items with your family
    • You may bring your phone with you, but it must be on silent and no earbuds or headphones of any kind are allowed
  1. What to wear:
    • Dress in light clothes that will be comfortable under your gown. This is a formal ceremony, so no tennis shoes or flip flops. A tie is optional.
    • If you decorate your mortarboard, please use good taste and discretion
  1. You will process in to the ceremony. The processional will be as follows: graduates with disabilities followed by BSN graduates, then Associates Degrees. Follow the leadership of the marshals.
  1. You are expected to stay to the end of the ceremony through the recessional


Please note the current Civic Center COVID 19 Policies:

  • It is expected that patrons wear masks while in the venue
  • It is recommended that social distancing is practiced in the venue when possible


Additional Questions? Contact Student Affairs at 850-201-8490



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Graduation Information


All graduating students receive one paper official diploma and one digital copy at no additional cost. Graduates will receive an email and/or text with a link to their digital diploma. This will be sent shortly after degrees are posted. Paper diplomas will be mailed to the student's permanent address on file in Workday, within eight to ten weeks after the degree is awarded and reflected on the student's transcript.

If you graduate in: Your diploma will be mailed on or before:
Summer Term (August) October 1
Fall Term (December) March 1 
Spring Term (May) July 1

Students who graduate with a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA will have "With Honors" printed on their transcript and diploma. Honors designations will appear next to the graduate's name in the commencement program as follows: 

* 3.0-3.49 Honors 

** 3.5-3.9: Dean's List

*** 4.0: President's List

Students in the Honors Program will have Honors Program printed on their diploma, and their name will be in bold in the commencement program.



Visit TCC's Ask Student Central for everything you've ever wanted to know about Admissions/Records, Graduation, Advising, Financial Aid, or Registration. For graduation advising, contact the Advising Center at or (850) 201-4440.

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For More Information

Student Affairs

(850) 201-8490

Advising Center

(850) 201-8440

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