• Group of CCBC graduates lined up.

Information for Graduates

Graduates must report to the check-in/robing area in the lobby of the Wellness and Athletics Center by 9 a.m. for robing and lineup for the ceremony’s procession.

Faculty and staff processional marshals will be there to assist you. Please do not bring valuables into the check-in/robing area, as these items will not be secure.

Commencement programs

Programs will be distributed to graduates and their guests at the ceremony. The commencement program recognizes each graduate, listing degree recipients in alphabetical order.


Those who have met the graduation requirements, applied for graduation by the graduation deadline and satisfied all obligations to the college will receive their official diplomas immediately following the commencement ceremony. Graduates will be directed to the diploma distribution area during the recessional.

Graduates must show proper identification in order to pick up their diplomas following the ceremony.

Name cards

An index card printed with your name and address will be given to you at commencement. If the address on the front of the card is incorrect, please make changes on the reverse of the card. You will hand the card to the reader as you cross the stage.