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Fayetteville Technical Community College will hold its 2018 commencements at the Crown Coliseum Complex in Fayetteville North Carolina.

Date: Friday, May 18, 2018

The 2018 Morning Commencement will begin at 10 A.M.

The 2018 Afternoon Commencement will begin at 2 P.M.

NOTE: View Commencement Times tab, located below to the left, for further information on your designated graduation times.

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.

In order to be eligible to graduate, a student must:

  1. Successfully complete all curriculum program requirements.
  2. Achieve sufficient quality points to average a 2.0 GPA (cumulative and major).
  3. Achieve passing grades in all required hours.
  4. A student MUST be enrolled in the last class(es) needed for program completion in order to apply for graduation.
  5. Complete a minimum of 25% of resident credit at FTCC.
  6. Apply and pay for graduation in WebAdvisor per degree, diploma, and/or certificate, by the appropriate deadline.
  7. All graduates are required to complete the graduation 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.
  8. 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).

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Deadlines for graduation application

Dec 1, 2017 Fall Application Deadline
March 5, 2018 Spring Application Deadline
Feb 25, 2018 Last Day to Order Regalia for Campus Delivery
Feb 26, 2018 First Date to order Home Delivery / Distant Learners
March 27, 2018 Annual Grad Fair
April 23, 2018 Graduation Program Deadline (Get your name in before the deadline!)
May 3, 2018 DEADLINE for Cap and Gown Orders
May 17, 2018 Rehearsal
May 18, 2018 Graduation
July 27th, 2018 Summer Application Deadline
August 31, 2018 Deadline to submit 2017-2018 Graduation Application Refund

Morning and Afternoon Commencment Times

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! Please read the break down of the commencement times below. Commencement times have been grouped by what program division you will be graduating from. If you are unsure of your program division click on the program links below to locate your degree of study or contact your advisor for assistance.

Morning Commencement Times
The 2018 Morning Commencement will begin at 10 A.M.

Morning Commencement Program Divisions

Afternoon Commencement Times
The 2018 Afternoon Commencement will begin at 2 P.M.

Afternoon Commencement Program Divisions

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.

*Be sure to include your height and weight
*Cap and gown pick up will be held at the Grad Fair on March 27, 2018

Please note:
*If you fail to order your cap and gown prior to February 27, 2018 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.

You will need to order your cap and gown from the Oak Hall Vendor

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, please email graduation@faytechcc.edu. Advance notice is appreciated when you apply for graduation to ensure accommodation arrangements are provided.

Please note that FTCC provides accommodations for our FTCC Graduates Only.

If you have any questions for your guest, please refer to the Crown Coliseums web page. http://www.crowncomplexnc.com/visit/accessibility



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:
– Cap
– Gown
– Tassel
– 10 Announcements
– Degree, Diploma, or Certificate
– Document Cover
– Complimentary Official Transcript (1)


Acceptable forms of payment include Mastercard or Visa bank or credit card.

Refund Policy

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 2017-2018- graduation application refund is August 31, 2018.

Remembering your big moment

FTCC Alumni
Purchase Alumni merchandise through the FTCC Foundation

Balfour Class Rings
View the official FTCC ring collection offered by Balfour


FTCC Diploma Frames
Purchase your Diploma frame today through our FTCC Bookstore!

Photo Specialties
Remember the years! Purchase your graduation photos today!



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 – graduation@faytechcc.edu
  • 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 graduation@faytechcc.edu

Additional Resources

Graduation FAQ's

The graduation FAQ page contains answers to the most frequently asked questions about graduation at FTCC.


All graduates are required to complete the graduation exit survey.


Complete your Federal Financial Aid Loan Survey (Financial Aid Loan Recipients Only)


Obtain important Commencement Ceremony Information


Purchase alumni Merchandise

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Purchase Diploma Frames

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Order Class Rings

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Pick up Pre-Ordered Caps and Gowns


Pick up Announcements


Pre-Order Graduation Photos

Learn More >>


Visit University Outreach college Success tables in the HOS Building. They will have many vendors from 4 years institutions with information about transferring.