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Graduation

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.

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 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).

Graduating with Honors

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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

Additional Resources

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

Please note:
*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 graduation@faytechcc.edu. Advance notice is appreciated two weeks in advance and will ensure accommodation arrangements.

Fees

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)

Payment

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 2016-2017- graduation application refund is August 31, 2017.

Request for Graduation Fee Refund (Submit to graduation@faytechcc.edu)

Remembering your big moment

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

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

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

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FTCC Alumni
Purchase Alumni merchandise through the FTCC Foundation

Transcripts

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.

OR

  • 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

Graduation FAQ's

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

1

Complete your Student Exit Survey

2

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

3

Obtain important Commencement Ceremony Information

4

Purchase alumni Merchandise

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5

Purchase Diploma Frames

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6

Order Class Rings

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7

Pick up Pre-Ordered Caps and Gowns

8

Pick up Announcements

9

Pre-Order Graduation Photos

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10

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