The Graduation Ceremony will be on Thursday, June 15, 2023, at 5:00 PM in the Character Counts Conference Center in Building C of the Main Campus.

Cap and Gown

·       Culinary Arts will wear the uniform approved by their program and do not need to order from the link below

·       Pick up cap and gown with your tickets, June 5 – 9

·       You may decorate your cap, but it must be tasteful


·       Pickup June 5 – 9, 2023 at the Bldg A front desk

·       Tickets will only be distributed to candidates who complete the graduation application

·       Pick up in Building A between 7:30 AM and 2:30 PM

·       Identification will be needed to pick up tickets

·       If someone else will be picking up your tickets, you MUST let us know in advance

·       Extra tickets may be available beginning June 12

o   Let the front desk know if you need extras as soon as possible. We will be keeping a list of people who need extra tickets at the front desk


·       Graduates arrive by 3:30 PM in Graduation attire

o   Graduates are required to wear appropriate business casual attire

o   Flip flops, jeans and sneakers are not permitted

·       Report to the Culinary Theatre Bldg C, down the hall from the Student Center

·       Photos will begin promptly at 3:45 PM

·       The ceremony begins promptly at 5:00 PM

o   The Conference Center will be open for seating 30 minutes before your graduation

o   Guests must have a ticket to enter the Conference Center

o   Very small children may sit on someone’s lap if they do not have a ticket.

 If you need or your guests Wheelchair or Accessible seating, please contact us as soon as possible at 904-547-3432, option 0.


To receive your Certificate of Completion, you must:

·       Complete your program successfully (see your instructor for details)

·       Meet the exit requirements for your program (see your instructor if you are not sure)

·       Have no outstanding balance (see the business department with questions)

 Honor Graduate Requirements

·       Earn a grade of 90% or better in ALL courses

·       Have NO discipline issues

·       Complete all courses prior to graduation date

·       Attendance 90% or better

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