Constitution Day

Every education institution that accepts Federal funding is required to celebrate Constitution Day on September 17 with an educational celebration about the United States Constitution (Section 111 of Division J of Pub. L. 108-447, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005,” Dec. 8, 2004; 118 Stat. 2809, 3344-45 (Section 111)).

The Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787. Constitution Day educational programs will be celebrated during the week before or after Constitution Day if September 17 occurs on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday. In compliance with the Notice of Implementation issued on May 24, 2005, FTCC offers yearly educational celebrations for Constitution Day.