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Commencement 2014 - Friday, May 2, 2014 - 9:30 am 


Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall, 4800 U.S. Hwy. 301 North, Tampa, FL  33610 grad group
Click here for directions

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Jane Castor, Chief of Police,
Tampa Police Deparment 

The deadline to apply for Spring 2014 graduation is Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Applications for graduation must have been received by Monday, March 17, 2014 for names to appear in the Commencement Booklet.  Click here for  more information. 

Participating in the HCC commencement ceremony is an important and exciting milestone! This page is designed to give you some basic information about commencement. Please contact your Admissions, Records and Registration Office if you have additional questions.

Commencement Preparation
Caps, gowns and invitations will be available for purchase in all HCC Bookstores and online through the HCC Bookstore website beginning March 17, 2014. 

Accommodations: If you require accommodations on the day of the ceremony, contact Jeanette Starks, Coordinator of Services for Students with Disabilities, at jstarks2@hccfl.edu or 813-253-7757.

Commencement Day
Graduates should report to the fairgrounds by 8:30am.  The cost for parking is $6.00 for cars and $12.00 for RV’s and buses.

An online survey will be available to graduates after the commencement ceremony.  We ask that you take a few minutes to complete the graduate student survey via your Hawknet email.  We would like to learn from your experience at HCC.