Contact Information

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

Graduation Application Deadlines for the 2018-2019 Year

Fall Semester – December 3, 2018

Spring Semester – March 4, 2019

Summer Semester – July 22, 2019

You must apply to graduate even if you do not wish to participate in the ceremony

Spring Graduation Date: Friday, May 17, 2019

Fayetteville Technical Community College will hold its 2019 commencements on May 17, 2019 at the Crown Coliseum Complex in Fayetteville, North Carolina. 



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 rehearsal based on your fall GPA

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, but the appropriate deadline
  7. All graduates are required to complete the graduation exit survey
  8. 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)

Application Dates & Deadlines

Dec 3, 2018 Fall Application Deadline
Feb 25, 2019 Last Day to Order Regalia for Campus Delivery
Feb 26, 2019 First Date to order Home Delivery / Distant Learners
March 4, 2019 Spring Application Deadline
April 16, 2019

Annual Grad Fair 
Date: April 16, 2019
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

  • Complete Student Exit Survey (required)
  • Complete Federal Financial Aid Loan Survey (required for loan borrowers)
  • Diploma frames and order class rings
  • Pick up your Cap and Gown
  • Purchase Alumni Memberships
April 23, 2019 Graduation Program Deadline (Get your name in before the deadline!)
May 1, 2019 DEADLINE for Cap and Gown Orders
May 16, 2019 Rehearsal
May 17, 2019 Graduation
July 22, 2018 Summer Application Deadline
August 31, 2019 Deadline to submit 2018-2019 Graduation Application Refund

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