Information for Graduates

Congratulations on your graduation! The entire CCBC community shares in the pride and significance of your achievement.

CCBC's virtual commencement ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2021.

Only CCBC graduates who have completed the application to graduate (deadline was Monday, March 15, 2021) and paid the graduation fee may participate. All commencement ceremony information will be sent to graduates' CCBC email addresses.

Graduation regalia

Cap and gown pick-up is available Monday, April 12 through Monday, May 10. Pick-up is by appointment only at CCBC Barnes & Noble Bookstores (CCBC Catonsville, CCBC Dundalk and CCBC Essex).

Make your regalia pick-up appointment »

Official graduation portraits

Make an appointment to have your professional graduation portrait taken in your cap and gown at GradFest 2021. You may schedule your GradImages portrait appointment at either CCBC Catonsville or CCBC Essex, regardless of where you attend(ed) classes. Important note: CCBC will use this official portrait for your slide in the virtual commencement ceremony.

Make your photo appointment:

GradFest 2021

GradFest will be held May 11 - 13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day at CCBC Catonsville and CCBC Essex. Pick up your graduate gift, have your caricature drawn, listen to great music, take some fun photos, and share a graduation message on the Class of 2021 memory banner. All activities are free.


Diplomas will be mailed to students who have officially applied for graduation, met graduation requirements, and satisfied all obligations to the college. Diplomas are mailed to the address officially on file with CCBC.

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COVID-19 screening checks

CCBC is conducting COVID-19 screening checks for all individuals entering campuses and extension centers. Face coverings are required in all CCBC buildings. Visit for more information.