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 bc3.edu 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.
- Be dressed and ready for line-up in Founders Hall at 6:15 p.m.
- Dress attire is business casual.
- Tassels should be worn on the right side of your graduation cap.
- Grades, Honors Diplomas & Graduation Fees: Amy Pignatore
- Ceremony, Rehearsal, Reception, Cap & Gown: Sherri Osborne
- Phi Theta Kappa Honors, Stoles & Tassels: Morgan Rizzardi
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- February 15 for May 2019 graduates.
- June 15 for Summer 2019 graduates.
Applications received after the published deadlines will be assessed an additional $25 late fee.
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.