- Application Deadlines Tony Rand Student Center (Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 5:00)
Fayetteville Technical Community College will hold its 2017 commencement at the Crown Coliseum Complex in Fayetteville North Carolina.
Graduation Rehearsal: Thursday, May 18th from 2:00 PM – TBA
Graduation Ceremony: Friday, May 19th at 6:30 PM.
All graduates of FTCC must submit a graduation application in order to receive their degree, diploma and/or certificate, regardless of whether or not they plan to participate in the commencement ceremony. In the event you receive correspondence indicating that you are not eligible to graduate, you may submit a Request for Graduation Fee Refund form by the deadline posted on the graduation web page. The graduation fee and application are for the current academic year only (fall, spring, and summer terms). A new graduation application and fee payment are required for the next academic year.
Note: Honor tassels and cords will be distributed graduation night based on the Registrar’s GPA report.
- Graduation Requirements
- Application Dates & Deadlines
- Campus Resources
- Cap & Gown
- Disability Support Services
- Fees & Payments
- Graduation Memorabilia
- Order Transcripts
- Replacement Diplomas
Military Cords are available to all graduates who have served in any branch of Service.
In order to be eligible to graduate, a student must:
- Successfully complete all curriculum program requirements.
- Achieve sufficient quality points to average a 2.0 GPA (cumulative and major).
- Achieve passing grades in all required hours.
- A student MUST be enrolled in the last class(es) needed for program completion in order to apply for graduation.
- Complete a minimum of 25% of resident credit at FTCC.
- Apply and pay for graduation in WebAdvisor per degree, diploma, and/or certificate, by the appropriate deadline.
- All Graduates are required to complete the Exit Survey.
All Loan Borrowers are required to complete an Exit Counseling online session. Students need to log in with their FSA ID and Password.
- Continue to monitor your FTCC student email account for updates.
Note: Pay close attention to item #4 (student MUST be enrolled in the last class(es) needed for program completion).
Graduating with Honors
Deadlines for graduation application
|November 14, 2016||Fall Application Deadline|
|March 3, 2017||Spring Application Deadline|
|March 7, 2017||Last Day to Order Regalia for Campus Delivery|
|March 8, 2017||First Date to order Home Delivery / Distant Learners|
|April 4, 2017||Annual Grad Fair|
|April 26, 2017||Graduation Program Deadline (Get your name in before the deadline!)|
|May 4, 2017||DEADLINE for Cap and Gown Orders|
|May 18, 2017||Rehearsal|
|May 19, 2017||Graduation|
|July 7th, 2017||Summer Application Deadline|
|August 31, 2017||Deadline to submit 2016-2017 Graduation Application Refund|
How to pay and receive your cap and gown
The cap and gown fee is included in your graduation application. The fee covers the cap and gown for campus pick up only.
You will need to order your cap and gown from the Oak Hall Vendor
*Be sure to include your height and weight
*Cap and gown pick up will be held at the Grad Fair on April 4th, 2017
*If you fail to order your cap and gown prior to March 7th, 2017 you will be responsible for shipping and handling.
*If you are a Distance Learner you will be responsible for your shipping costs. You will receive any tassels, cords and name card on rehearsal night.
*Only one cap and gown per student.
Disability Support Services
Fayetteville Technical Community College encourages students with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Please note the graduation venue has two floors. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation during graduation or have questions about the physical access provided by Crown Coliseum, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Advance notice is appreciated two weeks in advance and will ensure accommodation arrangements.
The graduation fee is $25 for each degree or diploma earned. A $25 fee is also required for a student applying to receive a certificate only (no degree or diploma). Fees apply to all graduates, regardless of whether they choose to participate in the commencement ceremony.
The fee covers:
– 10 Announcements
– Degree, Diploma, or Certificate
– Document Cover
– Complimentary Official Transcript (1)
Acceptable forms of payment include Mastercard or Visa bank or credit card.
If you receive correspondence indicating that you are not eligible to graduate and you have not yet ordered or received graduation regalia, you may be eligible for a refund of your graduation fee. The deadline to submit a 2016-2017- graduation application refund is August 31, 2017.
Remembering your big moment
Balfour Class Rings
View the official FTCC ring collection offered by Balfour
FTCC Diploma Frames
Purchase your Diploma frame today through our FTCC Bookstore!
Remember the years! Purchase your graduation photos today!
Purchase Alumni merchandise through the FTCC Foundation
If you need to order replacement or new transcripts visit the registrars office
How to order a replacement diploma
To order your replacement diploma please complete the Replacement Diploma Order form.
- Email – email@example.com
- Fax – 910-678-0085 (Attention To: Graduation Services Team)
- Mail – P.O Box 35236
Fayetteville, NC 28303-0236
- Drop off in person – Tony Rand Student Service Building at the front desk.
We will ship your diploma within 3-4 weeks of your request.
Have questions about ordering a replacement diploma?
Contact Graduation Services at firstname.lastname@example.org
The graduation FAQ page contains answers to the most frequently asked questions about graduation at FTCC.
Grad Fair: April 4th, 2017- one day event for all your graduation needs! Located in the Tony Rand Student Center, opened to students to attend any time between 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Complete your Student Exit Survey
Complete your Federal Financial Aid Loan Survey (Financial Aid Loan Recipients Only)
Obtain important Commencement Ceremony Information
Purchase alumni Merchandise
Purchase Diploma Frames
Order Class Rings
Pick up Pre-Ordered Caps and Gowns
Pick up Announcements
Pre-Order Graduation Photos
Visit University Outreach college Success tables in the HOS Building. They will have many vendors from 4 years institutions with information about transferring.