ACC Graduate Commencement Ceremony
You, your families and loved ones are invited to join us for our virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at 10am. The video will appear below at 9:55am.
Dual Enrollment Graduate Commencement Ceremony
Watch the ceremony honoring the Spring 2020 Dual Enrollment graduates below.
Associate Degree Nursing Pinning
Watch the ceremony honoring the Spring 2020 Associate Degree Nursing program graduates below.
Spring 2020 Graduation Announcement
While we are offering all Spring graduates the chance to participate in the Virtual Commencement, we would like to also offer all graduates an invitation to participate in-person during the Fall Commencement Ceremony on December 12, 2020. If you would like to walk across the stage and proudly accept your diploma, we would love for you to come back for this ceremony.
Please understand, this is not how we envisioned Spring 2020 Commencement to be. We view commencement as one of the most rewarding parts of working for ACC. We would much rather conduct our ceremonies in person to celebrate with you and your families. However, with the health and safety of our students and staff in mind, we will move forward with the Virtual Commencement.
We are very proud of you and the work you have put into becoming an ACC graduate. Fins up!
ACC conducts a commencement ceremony in December for fall graduates and in May for spring and summer graduates. In order for a student to qualify to participate in the May ceremony, they must have completed their courses and met their degree or certificate requirements during the spring semester OR they must be currently registered (and paid in full or have set up a payment plan) in their last courses (12 hours maximum during summer) with anticipated completion by the end of the summer semester.
Graduates who indicate on their graduation application that they will participate in the ACC commencement ceremony will receive correspondence through their ACC student email or their USPS address on file with ACC.
Graduation Orientation dates and information can be found in The Pod.
Frequently Asked Questions
Students must complete a graduation application by the dates published in the academic calendar. There is no application fee is required to apply for graduation.
During the semester in which degree and/or certificate requirements are to be completed, the student must apply for graduation in order for the credential to be awarded.
Log on to The Pod.
From the top menu choose My Path at ACC >Apply for Graduation. Choose the program you are applying for and click Apply. Complete the online form and click Submit.
Once the online graduation application is submitted, you will receive a confirmation email. If you are lacking program requirements, you will receive an email indicating the need to meet with an Academic Advisor or Department Chair.
If you anticipate completing the necessary degree or certificate requirements in August or December, you may participate in ACC’s December commencement ceremony.
If you anticipate completing the necessary degree or certificate requirements in May, you may participate in ACC’s May commencement ceremony.
Closed circuit viewing of the ceremony is provided in the ACC Theater to accommodate guests without tickets or those guests who arrive after the ceremony begins. There is no late seating in the gym once the ceremony begins and tickets do not guarantee a seat after the ceremony has begun.
*Guests with special seating requests must call 281-756-3533 one week in advance to reserve seating or other accommodations and should arrive 40 minutes prior to the ceremony.
More information can be found on The Pod, Login>My Path at ACC> Apply for Graduation.