Commencement and the Graduation Reception are open to all visitors.
There is not a limit on the number of people you may invite to these
Commencement rehearsal will take place Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. at Valley
View Christian Church in Carrollton, TX.
Baccalaureate and commencement exercises will take place Friday, May 10, 2013.
Commencement Day Itinerary:
10:30 a.m. Graduate Line Up at DCC, Room 201
11:00 a.m. Baccalaureate at DCC, Barr Chapel
5:00 - 5:45 p.m. Individual Graduation Portraits at VVCC
:45 p.m. Class photo
6:15 p.m. Graduate Line Up at VVCC, East Wing
7:00 p.m. Commencement
8:30 p.m. Graduation Reception at VVCC, Gymnasium
Graduation Attire (for under the cap and gown)
Men: White shirt, tie, dark (black or navy) dress slacks, and
dark dress shoes
Women: Dark (black or navy) dress or dress slacks and dark dress shoes
No denim, shorts, flip-flops or tennis shoes
Honor cords will be distributed at Valley View Christian Church,
prior to the class photo.
Apply for Graduation
Eligible students must apply for graduation six months prior to the anticipated graduation date. Undergraduate degree applicants must meet all graduation requirements.
Diplomas are not in the diplomas folders given at Commencement.
The diplomas, along with other important graduate information, are distributed to the graduate only at the Registrar's Table at the
Reception in the Gym.
Ordering Duplicate Diplomas
Duplicate diplomas may be ordered by submitting a duplicate diploma
order form and payment to the Registrar.
Graduation Announcements & Photography
Shop online for Jostens graduation announcements, class rings and more at Jostens.com. Event photography may be purchased from Aperture Photography.