AE Graduation

Adult Education's annual commencement ceremony for students that pass all sections of the GED test and/or complete the Advanced level of the ESOL course. 

2019 Adult Education Graduation Ceremony

To be determined

Graduates in cap in gown in front of brick wall

Rehearsal

Graduates must attend rehearsal. If you are unable to attend, please let our staff know.

Caps & Gowns

Caps and gowns can be purchased at the TCC Bookstore. Caps and gowns may also be borrowed from TCC Adult Education. Borrowed caps and gowns must be returned after the commencement ceremony. 

Graduates should contact the Adult Education office for the gown fitting appointment.

Photographs

If graduates wish to have their photo taken, a photographer will be taking photographs at rehearsal.

Guests

Graduates are encouraged to bring family, friends, coworkers, and supervisors to the commencement ceremony. Tickets for guests are not needed, but graduates should indicate the number of expected guests on their Ceremony RSVP. Please contact the Adult Education Office if any of your guests need ADA accommodations. 

Diplomas

Graduates will receive a diploma from TCC that acknowledges the graduate's completion of the Adult Education program. The official high school credential must be requested from GED® Testing Services.

Scholarship

TCC awards the Dream Big Scholarship of $1,000 to one GED® graduate each year at the Adult Education Commencement Ceremony. See the application and how to apply.