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Click below to download the application for graduation. Once completed, submit to the Student Records Office.

Graduation Application - Fillable

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Graduation Checklist

Congrats on making it to this point!

Students must fill out an Application for Graduation with the Student Records Office. Please refer to the appropriate section of the College catalog for additional information relative to graduation.

Graduation Application - Fillable

Application for Graduation - Printable

Graduation Checklist

Graduation Application Deadlines

If you want your graduation application reviewed and the results sent to you before the start of the term, you must submit your completed application to the Student Records Office no later than 4:30 PM on the established priority deadline date.

Priority Deadline
July 1
Receive a degree audit and see exactly what is needed for a degree or certificate before registering for fall semester.
Final Deadline to Apply
September 15
Priority Deadline
November 15
Receive a degree audit and see exactly what is needed for a degree or certificate before registering for spring semester.
Final Deadline to Apply
February 1
Priority Deadline
March 1
Receive a degree audit and see exactly what is needed for a degree or certificate before registering for summer semester.
Final Deadline to Apply
June 15

Graduation Checklist - Spring 2023

Exit Exam Completion

Take the Exit Exam by Thursday, March 23, 2023

Register for Exit Exam

AST Majors:

Successfully complete the Praxis and
complete the Index of Suitability.

For more information, contact:
Behavioral and Social Sciences

Business Majors:

Take Business Exit Exam.

For details, contact:

Cap & Gown (optional)

Submit Cap & Gown Form by Wednesday, March 15, 2023.

  • Cap & Gown Order Forms are mailed to students who have applied for graduation.
  • If you plan to participate in the commencement ceremony, return the completed forms to the Student Records Office before the deadline listed in the mailing.

Cap & Gown Distribution

Distribution begins Wednesday, April 12, 2023.

  • Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • College is closed every Friday.


Health Programs - Saturday, May 6, 2023, 10AM

General Commencement - Saturday, May 6, 2023, 1 PM.

Attend Assigned In-Person Commencement Ceremony
Great Smokey Mountains Expo Center
Must pre-register by submitting Cap & Gown Order Form by March 15, 2023.


Spring Graduates:

Starting Wednesday, July 5, 2023.

Summer Graduates:

Starting Wednesday, September 13, 2023.

Pick up your diploma from Student Records on Morristown Campus.

To pick up your diploma at a different campus, please make a request by emailing or calling 423.585.2693.