Congratulations on your Graduation from Catawba Valley Community College!!
The following guidelines should help graduates prepare for the May 2019 Commencement Exercises. No tickets are required for admission for guests.
Rehearsal begins at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Check-in will begin in the lobby of the Tarlton Complex at 2:30 PM. You will receive information about the actual ceremony, practice walking across the stage and receiving your diploma cover, and have the oppurtunity to ask questions and sign up to be a CVCC alumnus.
There will be a reception in the upper level of the Tarlton Complex on Saturday, May 11, 2019, from 7:45 AM until 8:30 AM.
Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 9:00 AM in The Tarlton Complex
Wear lightweight dress or pants
Wear dark pants, dress shirt and tie
Wear one tassel on the right side of the cap
Wear flat on top of head-not perched on back of head.
Photo Specialties will be making individual pictures of graduates receiving diplomas. A photo proof will be emailed to your college email account with further instructions. You are under no obligation to purchase.
Graduates, or guests of graduates, who may need accommodations due to a disability are requested to contact Counselor, Students with Disabilities Program at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4222, or firstname.lastname@example.org, by May 1, 2019 so appropriate accommodations may be made.
Call Sia Vang at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4487