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​​​When you register for your last term of courses, it's time to apply for graduation. If you are not sure if you are ready to graduate, contact your advisor or log on to your myBC account and review your Degree Audit. 
 
Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony
Date: December 13, 2018

Location: BB&T Center - 1 Panther Parkway, Sunrise, FL 33323

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Doors Open: 9:00 a.m. 

No tickets are required for entry.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Am I eligible to graduate?
Meet or call your advisor to confirm!

When will my diploma arrive?
Eight weeks after graduation.

Is there a summer commencement ceremony?
No. Broward College hosts two ceremonies a year. Summer grads are invited to participate in the fall ceremony. 

Me or one of my guest require special assistance at graduation. Who should I call?

Accommodations for the ceremony are made with Carlos Parra. Carlos can be reached at cparra@broward.edu or 954-201-6040. Any venue Broward College contracts with for the ceremony will be ADA compliant. 


Decorum & Protocol
All graduates are required to stay for the entire ceremony.
Please plan for an approximate two (2) ​hour program.

The Commencement ceremony is a dignified event. Decorum and courtesy are very important for graduates and guests.
  • NO PURSES OR BAGS larger than 12"x12" will be allowed in the BB&T Center. 
  • No backpacks, backpack purses, drawstrings bags or waist packs permitted in the BB&T Center.
  • All graduates must remain seated until the end of the ceremony.
  • Turn cell phones to silent for the ceremony.
  • Wear cap throughout entire ceremony.
  • No air horns, balloons, bubbles, beach balls, or similar items are allowed in the ceremony. The use of noisemakers may be intended to show one person’s pride in a graduate, but it can also ruin the chance for another family to hear the name of their graduate announced.
  • No children allowed to be seated with graduates.
  • No unsupervised children in the guest seating area.
  • Leave personal belongings with guests before proceeding to check-in.
Webcast of the Ceremony
The commencement ceremony will be available for viewing via web streaming on the day of the event. Watch Commencement Ceremony (Click Here). 

Diplomas

Diplomas and certificates are mailed to students approximately 6 to 8 weeks after the posted graduation date listed in the Academic Calendar. 

Duplicate diplomas can be ordered using the Duplicate/Replacement Diploma Form and emailed to diplomas@broward.edu 
Duplicate/Replacement Duplicate Diploma Request

female graduate with diploma and diploma plaqueCommencement Ceremony Photography

Parents and friends taking photographs are asked not to block the vision of other guests or interfere with the routes of our graduates. The placement of tripods and other equipment that may interfere with the ceremony is prohibited. Please follow the instructions of our ushers.

Official photographs of the graduates will be prepared by GradImages®. Names and addresses of participating graduates will be provided by students to the photographer for subsequent communications. Photos will​ be available to view and order at www.gradimages.com, and free proofs will be emailed within one week.
For assistance, contact GradImages® at 800-261-2576 or email giservice@gradimages.net​.

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