Graduation Ceremonies:How do I know if I am eligible to participate in the ceremony?
- You must have graduated in Fall 2013, or be within 12 credit hours of completing in Spring 2014 or Summer 2014.
- You must complete an Application for Graduation and submit it to the Admissions Office (A169) by Friday, March 21, 2014.
Where can I apply for graduation?
You must submit a graduation application to the Admissions Office (A169). The Application for Graduation can be found here.
When is the 2014 Commencement Ceremony?
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
What time is the commencement ceremony and how long does it last?
The ceremony begins at 3:00 p.m. and lasts approximately 2-3 hours; however, check-in time is 1:30 p.m. for graduates.
Where is the ceremony held?
The ceremony will be held at Jessie Owens Complex - Ellis Davis Field House, 9191 South Polk Street, Dallas, 75232.
When will I receive detailed information regarding the ceremony?
After you submit a Commencement Participation Form.
Who will receive a Commencement Participation Form?
Students who have submitted a graduation application and are eligible to participate in the ceremony, will receive a Commencement Participation Form by e-mail.
Will there be a rehearsal?
No, graduates will receive all the necessary information during the check-in process at the ceremony.
Where can I purchase my cap and gown?
The cap and gown will be sold at the El Centro College bookstore (214-698-0461) beginning Monday, April 7, 2014. The cost is $29.50 plus tax.
Do my guests need tickets to attend the ceremony?
Tickets are not required for your guests.
What if I have not submitted my paperwork by the deadline?
You will not be eligible to participate in the 2014 Commencement Ceremony.