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Commencement 2018 Information for Graduates

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Time & Place

Graduation is scheduled for Friday, May 18th at 1:00 p.m., in the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. It is imperative that all graduates arrive by 11:30 a.m. in order to get started on time. (Please report to the Reggie Lewis Gym).

Rehearsal

Graduation Rehearsal is scheduled for Thursday, May 17th at 1:00 p.m. at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic

Center (Field House).

Commencement Invitations

RCC Commencement Invitations will be available for pick up on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 in the Enrollment Center. Each student will receive six (6) invitations. The Enrollment Center has temporarily relocated to building 3, second floor, Room 219. Our hours of operation are Monday & Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., and Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Commencement Attendance Confirmation

We would like to confirm that you will be attending your Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Please click link here to confirm your attendance.

Honor Cords and Stoles

Students graduating with a cumulative average of 3.00 - 4.00 will receive an Honors Cord. Cords will be distributed at graduation upon check-in.

Caps & Gowns

RCC students can pick up their caps & gowns through Friday, May 18, 2017 at the Bookstore starting on Thursday. April 12, 2018. 

Book Store Hours of Operation: 

Hours week of April 17th - May 12th
Monday - Thursday - 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays - 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Hours week of May 14th – 18th:
Monday - Thursday - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday - 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Cap and Gown Costs: FREE

Commencement Video DVD

This year, the Graduation Committee has once again decided to make copies of the Commencement Video available to all graduates, free of charge.  If interested, we will have the order forms available for you on the day of the graduation rehearsal, May 17th for you to fill out and return back to us. A production staff member will also be present at the commencement ceremony rehearsal to collect orders. DVD's will be mailed to you approximately eight (8) weeks after graduation.  If you have any questions about the commencement video, please contact Professor Petty at (857) 701-1102.

Live Streaming

The RCC Commencement Committee and the Broadcast Media Technology Department are proud to announce that we will be streaming the 43rd Commencement Ceremony live online in its entirety for the seventh straight year.  The stream will go live at 12:45pm on Friday, May 18, 2018.  If you are graduating and have loved ones that are unable to attend the ceremony, they can witness you receiving your Certificate or Degree on stage.  This link will remain active for 1 year.

To view the live stream, please click here


Live streaming video by The Broadcast Media Technology Department