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Office Hours Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
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    Federal Exit Survey

    Complete the Federal Exit Survey! This for Loan Borrowers Only.

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    FTCC Exit Survey

    FTCC Exit Survey: Requirement for all Graduates

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Getting Ready to Graduate

Graduation Application Deadlines

for the 2019-2020 Year

  • Fall Semester – December 6, 2019
  • Spring Semester – March 6, 2020
  • Summer Semester – July 10, 2020
Whether or not you plan to participate in the commencement ceremony, a completed & submitted graduation application is required for you to receive your degree, diploma and/or certificate.


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Graduation Requirements

To be eligible for graduation, 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, but the appropriate deadline
  7. All Financial Aid Loan borrowers are required to complete an Exit Counseling Survey
  8. Complete the FTCC Exit Survey (Required for Graduates) 
  9. Order your cap and gown before the deadline
  10. Continue to monitor your student email for any notifications


  • Pay close attention to item #4 (student must be enrolled in the last class(es) needed for program completion)

Rehearsal – Thursday, May 21, 2020

  • Please attend the correct rehearsal time based on your area of study.
  • Honor tassels and cords will be distributed at graduation rehearsal based on your fall GPA.
  • Graduating Veterans! Military Cords are available for all graduates who have served in any branch of Service.


  • Friends and family are not permitted inside the building during the rehearsal.

Graduation – Friday, May 22, 2020

Fayetteville Technical Community College will hold its 2019 commencements on May 22, 2020 at the Crown Coliseum Complex in Fayetteville, North Carolina.


What Else Do I Need to Know?

Application Dates & Deadlines

Dec 6, 2019 Fall Application Deadline
March 5, 2020 Last Day to Order Regalia for Campus Delivery
March 7, 2020 First Date to order Home Delivery / Distant Learners
March 6, 2020 Spring Application Deadline
April 7, 2020

Annual Grad Fair 
Date: April 7, 2020
Time: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Location: TRSC Multipurpose Room
Cap and Gown Photos (no Purchase necessary) – 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

April 13, 2020 Graduation Program Deadline (Get your name in before the deadline!)
May 6, 2020 Deadline for Cap and Gown Orders
May 21, 2020 Rehearsal
May 22, 2020 Graduation
July 10, 2020 Summer Application Deadline
August 31, 2020 Deadline to submit 2019-2020 Graduation Application Refund

Graduation FAQ's

Announcements, Tickets, Invitations

  • Is there a difference between Tickets, Invitations, and Announcements?
    • No, they are one in the same.
  • Are they required for Friends and Family?
    • No, this event is open to the public
  • Can I order more Announcements?
  • Do the Announcements say my name?
    • No, they only say the time and location of the event. If you wish to purchase announcements that are personalized you may do so through our third party vendor Balfour.

Just a Reminder!


1 Complete your FTCC Exit Survey
2 Obtain important Graduation Information at the Grad Fair
3 Purchase Alumni Merchandise
4 Purchase Diploma Frames
5 Order Your Class Ring
6 Pick up Pre-Ordered Caps and Gowns
7 Pre-Order Graduation Photos