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Commencement 2021


This year, because of Covid-19 and the need to stay safe and healthy, we are recognizing the Class of 2021 in new and exciting ways:

  • Commencement in the Box gift will be mailed in early June to eligible graduates
  • Eligible graduates received free regalia
  • A TCC video that highlights our graduates and shows our formal Commencement program. Video will launch the morning of Saturday, June 12, 2021.
  • PowerPoint slideshow/video will launch on Saturday, June 12 that highlights our graduates.
  • And ... TCC's 55th annual Commencement will feature an on campus Roll-Through Parade of Graduates! The Roll-Through Commencement Parade will take place on Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 10am to 3pm. I

    To participate, eligible graduates must have registered by May 17.

Schedule for Saturday, June 12th

6am - Premier of the pre-recorded video ceremony & graduate slideshow will drop on the TCC website and remain up so that graduates can view at any time.

  • 10am to 3pm - Roll-Through Commencement Parade
    • No car?... No worries!
      • When you register to attend you can sign up to receive a ride through the parade!
    • The Parade will be staged in 3 phases:
      • Cheering Lane with Faculty/Staff

      • Stage Party Lane where the College President, Student Body President, and the Board of Trustees will hand graduates a diploma cover and read their names out loud!

      • Congratulations Lane where graduates receive a gift bag, cupcake, and more cheers!

    • Live streaming of event will appear online so grads can have family and friends watch from home. Watch from the homepage of our website. 

View the Parade Map for Graduates 

Parade Map

Graduating Student Survey

Congratulations on your achievements! We would love to hear from you. Please tell us about your TCC experience.

Take the student survey

TCC Graduate Slide Show

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Commencement FAQs

Questions about the Commencement Parade? Check here for answers! 


Congratulate the Class of 2021!

Post your congratulations to a specific graduate, or to the whole class of 2021! 

Voices of 2021 Graduates

Celebrating this year's class of inspiring TCC graduates.

Meet the Outstanding Students of 2021 

Despite the extra challenges 2021 threw in their paths, our students have accomplished great things academically, and they've found ways to help their fellow students and the larger community. We are proud of their committment, compassion, and determination. 

Have questions about graduating? 

Drop us a line!

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