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Last Day to Apply for Summer 2021 Commencement
Friday, Feb. 12, 2021
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Deadline to Purchase Honor Stoles for Qualifying Students
Thursday, July 8, 2021 (no late fee)
Please note: Orders placed between July 9-23, will have a late fee applied to the total amount.

The academic honor stole is a white satin stole that bears the University seal on one side and your Latin academic honors or program recognitions in script on the other side. Both the seal and script are custom embroidered. To be eligible to wear an academic honor stole for commencement you must have earned a minimum 3.50 GPA, have completed at least 60 hours of college coursework at CCU, and be graduating with a Bachelor's degree (Graduate students are not eligible for Latin Academic Honors). Students who are members of the following programs may also be eligible to receive an honor stole: Dyer Fellow, Honors Program (HTC Honors College Graduate), Jackson Scholar, Swain Scholar, Teaching Fellow, or Wall Fellow.

If you are eligible to wear an academic honor stole at commencement, you will receive an email, from the Office of the Registrar, notifying you of eligibility along with instructions on how to purchase a stole. Questions regarding qualifying for honor stoles or purchasing honor stoles can be emailed to


Deadline for Student's Name to Appear in the Printed Program
Friday, July 2, at 5 p.m. EDT

Your graduation application status must state “Your graduation application is being processed in the Office of the Registrar” by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 2, to have your name appear in the printed program. You can check the status of your application by signing into WebAdvisor and clicking on “Status of Graduation Application” under the Academic Planning section. 

Tickets Available to Claim
Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT
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Deadline to Purchase Regalia Online
Sunday, July 18, 2021
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Deadline to Claim Tickets
Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, by 4 p.m. EDT
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Summer 2021 Commencement Ceremony
Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, at 1 p.m. EDT
HTC Student Recreation and Convocation Center