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All DCCCD colleges will be closed Friday, April 18 in observance of the holiday.  Classes will resume Monday, April 21.
Commencement Ceremony
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Diplomas/Certificates
To receive a diploma or certificate, you must complete an Application for Graduation and submit it to the Admissions Office (A169). You should apply for graduation when you are enrolled in the last course required for your degree.

Commencement Ceremony
A Commencement Ceremony is held at the end of the Spring semester. This year's ceremony will honor the Fall 2013, Spring 2014, and Summer 2014 graduates. Students who anticipate completing degrees or certificates in the Summer and who have twelve (12) hours or less remaining toward completion are eligible and encouraged to participate in the Spring ceremony. All graduates who plan on participating in the ceremony must complete the Commencement Participation Form.

Deadlines for participation in Commencement Ceremony

Graduation Application Deadline (For your name to appear in this year's Commencement Program) - March 21, 2014
Commencement Participation Form* Deadline - April 25, 2014

*Students who have submitted a graduation application and are eligible to participate in the ceremony, will receive a Commencement Participation Form by e-mail.

When and Where
Sunday, May 18th, 2014 at 3:00pm
Ellis Davis Field House in the Jesse Owens Complex
9191 South Polk
Dallas, TX 75232

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.
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El Centro Campuses


Downtown Campus

801 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: 214.860.2000
Web: Downtown Campus

Bill J Priest Campus

1402 Corinth Street
Dallas, TX 75215
Phone: 214.860.5900
Web: BJP Campus

West Campus

3330 N Hampton Rd
Dallas, TX 75212
Phone: 972.391.1400
Web: West Campus
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