Commencement Ceremony

2019 Commencement Ceremony

BC3 is celebrating 51 years of graduates at this year's commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Field House on BC3 Main Campus.

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Field House doors open at 6:00 p.m. for guests. Graduates and guests are invited to a reception immediately following the ceremony in Founders Hall.

The ceremony will be streaming LIVE on and will also air on Armstrong Channel 10 on later dates.


A run-through of the ceremony for participants will be on Tuesday, May 14 at 10:00 a.m. in the Field House on BC3 Main Campus. Honors students will receive their gold tassel at this time.

Cap, Gown, and Tickets

Graduates can pick up their cap, gown and admission tickets to the graduation ceremony from Monday, April 15 through Friday, May 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Room 220  in the Student Success Center on BC3 Main Campus. There is a 5 ticket limit per student.

Graduates from other BC3 locations that want to attend the ceremony should contact Sherri Osborne at by email or phone to make arrangements to receive their cap, gown & tickets.


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Graduation Application

Submit a graduation application and $40 fee to BC3 Records and Registration or any BC3 location by:

Applications received after the published deadlines will be assessed an additional $25 late fee.

Second Major

For a second major, a student will be required to complete a minimum of an additional fifteen (15) credit hours for an Associate Degree, nine (9) credit hours for a Certificate, and six (6) credit hours for a Diploma. These credit hours must be approved in advance by the Dean of the second major and a copy sent to the Office of Records and Registration.