Graduation Information

Graduation is the certified completion of degrees, certificates, or diplomas earned. To receive a degree, diploma or certificate, students must apply for graduation.

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2023 Commencement Ceremony

The May 2023 Commencement Ceremony honoring students who complete their degree, diploma, and certificate requirements during Fall 2022, Spring 2023, or Summer 2023 is planned to be held at the Greensboro Coliseum on May 11, 2023.

More information will be available during the Spring 2023 term.

  • Diplomas, degrees, and certificates will be mailed to the graduates home address approximately two weeks after the commencement ceremony by Parchment Credentials.
  • Visit our Degree, Diploma, and Certificates page for more information.

  • October 31, 2022: Students completing their program requirements in the Fall 2022 term must apply by this date.
  • March 31, 2023: Students completing their program requirements in the Spring 2023 term, or Summer 2023 graduates who wish to participate in the Spring 2023 Commencement, must apply by this date.

2023 Commencement Details

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Commencement is the ceremony celebrating the completion of degrees, diplomas, and certificates. GTCC holds a morning ceremony and an afternoon ceremony. Follow the following link for the 2023 commencement ceremony dates and details.


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Ceremony Photos, Videos, and Programs

GTCC's official graduation photographer GradImages will take photographs of each graduate during the ceremony.

Curriculum Programs

Adult High School and High School Equivalency