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All information regarding the graduation is posted in eTC under student announcements. Periodically, emails concerning specific information relating to a student's graduation status and/or application are sent to the student's eTC email. For those students participating in graduation, instructions are typically mailed a month in advance of commencement. The instructions may also be found here.
Applications will not be accepted after the graduation application deadlines as indicated on the Academic Calendar. The application requires approval and signatures from several offices prior to be submitted to Student Records for review; please plan accordingly.
Applications Submitted After the Deadline
Graduation Applications submitted to the advisor and/or department head after the graduation application deadline date will automatically be moved to the next graduation commencement. An email will be sent to the students TCTC email account in this case.
Applications Submitted to Advisor Incomplete
Graduation Applications submitted to the advisor and/or department head that is incomplete will automatically be moved to the next graduation commencement. An email will be sent to the students TCTC email account in this case.
The College holds commencement at the end of the spring semester and at the end of the summer term. While Tri-County does not have a fall commencement, graduates who complete their requirements in December may participate in the spring commencement. Additional information regarding commencement is located at here.
Only those graduates participating in the commencement ceremony will receive academic regalia. Upon receipt of the regalia at Tri-County, a postcard, along with an eTC email, will be sent to all participants informing them of the date the regalia may be picked-up. Graduates must present a picture ID in order to pick-up regalia from Student Records (190 Miller Hall, Pendleton Campus).
Satisfaction of all fees and financial obligations owed to the institution is required for graduation. Certified letters, along with an eTC email, will be sent to graduation candidates who owe a financial obligation to the College.
To ensure that you receive all graduation correspondence from Tri-County Technical College it is imperative that you have an active mailing address on eTC. To verify and/or correct your address, log into your eTC account, select the Get Set tab, then under section #1, select view addresses and phones link.
To ensure that your name is correct in the commencement program and on your credential it is imperative that you check your eTC account or obtain a copy of your student schedule to see how your name is listed on our student information system. If there are any changes concerning your name, it is your responsibility to submit the appropriate documentation to the Student Records Office, 190 Miller Hall.
eTC Student Announcements
Please check your eTC student announcement periodically for graduation announcements. You can also find additional information under the SUCCEED tab! Graduate Channel, Review information regarding commencement.
eTC Email Accounts
Check your eTC email account periodically for emails concerning additional information that may be needed or issues concerning your graduation status/application.
Invitations can be obtained through the Campus Store located in the Student Center.