Contact Information

Front Desk in the Tony Rand Student Center, 2201 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC 28303
Office Hours Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM

Spring Graduation Date: Friday, May 18, 2018

Fayetteville Technical Community College held its 2018 commencements on May 18, 2018 at the Crown Coliseum Complex in Fayetteville, North Carolina. If you would like to relive your ceremony, you can do so by viewing the appropriate video below:

The 2018 Morning Commencement was at 10:00 AM. The following programs and divisions graduated at this time:
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Math and Sciences
  • Public Service
  • High School Equivalency
The 2018 Afternoon Commencement was at 2:00 PM. The following programs and divisions graduated at this time:
  • Health 
  • Engineering and Applied Technology
  • Computer Information Technology
  • Business


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Are you graduating this semester?

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.


Honor tassels and cords will be distributed at graduation based on the Registrar’s GPA report.

What if you paid for graduation, but received correspondence that you are not eligible?

You may submit a Request for Graduation Fee Refund form by the refund policy deadline of August 31, 2018. 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.

Requirements for Graduation

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, 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).
Graduating with Honors

Graduating Veterans

Military Cords are available to all graduates who have served in any branch of Service.

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 All graduates are required to complete the graduation 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
5 Purchase Diploma Frames
6 Order Your Class Ring
7 Pick up Pre-Ordered Caps and Gowns
8 Pick up Announcements
9 Pre-Order Graduation Photos