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Upcoming Commencement

2021 Commencement

The Spring 2021 Commencement will be held on May 15, 2021. Students planning to graduate can apply quickly starting October 26, 2020 by logging into the MyBTC portal and navigating to the Registration and Courses page. For more information, view the step-by-step graduation application instructions. The application deadline is Monday, March 1, 2021. If you do not meet the deadline, you will not be able to participate in the formal ceremony and receipt of your diploma will be delayed.  

Graduation Requirements

  • You must be within six (6) credits of completing a program (technical diploma or associate degree) by the end of the summer semester
  • You must have applied for graduation within the application deadline and clearly marked "yes" or "no" regarding participation in the Commencement
  • You must purchase a cap and gown for the ceremony
Graduates with diploma

Cap & Gown

All graduates are required to wear an appropriate cap and gown. Caps and gowns can be ordered at the bookstore at Central Campus until March 1.

If you qualify for honor cords, you will receive an email to your student email account with information regarding when and where you can pick up your cord. Honor cords will be with your cap and gown order in May.

Guest Invitations

Each graduate participating in the ceremony will receive invitations for guests. All guests will be required to present their invitation to get into the ceremony. If you wish to pick up your invitations from Monroe Campus or Advanced Manufacturing Training Center, please email graduation@blackhawk.edu

 
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