2016 Graduation Ceremony Information

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m. CST
Graduate check-in begins at 6:00 PM

Curtis Culwell Center
4999 Naaman Forest Boulevard
Garland, Texas 75040

Ceremony Confirmation Required

If you are a Fall 2015 graduate or if you will be completing your degree or certificate in the Spring 2016 or Summer 2016 semesters and you have submitted a Richland College Application for a Certificate or Diploma, then you are eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony. If you wish to attend the ceremony, you must complete the ceremony confirmation which will be available on this page from March 21 – April 3, 2016. The link will also be emailed to those students that have met the eligibility requirements stated above.

Graduation Packet

Your graduate packet, containing graduate instructions, photographer brochure, guest tickets, and guest instructions, will be available for pick-up from April 12–26, 2016, at the Admissions Office in Thunderduck Hall. Our regular hours are Monday – Thursday, 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM, and Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 PM. All packets must be picked up by April 26, 2016. *A graduate packet will only be available for those students that have confirmed for the ceremony.

Cap and Gown

The only cost associated with the ceremony is for the purchase of your graduation tassel, cap, and gown. They are available for purchase at the Richland College Bookstore located on campus in Sabine Hall. The purchase price will be $32.35, including tax. Extra tassels may be purchased for $5.42, including tax. The tassel, cap, and gown are yours to keep, and will be available for sale beginning Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Please note that you will not be able to purchase your cap and gown if you have not completed the ceremony confirmation.

The priority deadline for purchasing your cap and gown is Friday, April 29, 2016.

Optional Purchases

You are not required to purchase anything else. Class rings and personalized graduation invitations will be available for purchase at http://www.herffjones.com/college/graduation.

Generic announcements can be purchased through the Richland College Bookstore for $19.95 + tax for a package of 10.

Diploma frames can also be purchased through the Richland College Bookstore for $99.95.

2016 Graduation Packet Contents

Cap and Gown Frequently Asked Questions
Curtis Culwell Center Graduation Rules and Regulations
2016 Ceremony Procedures
2016 Graduate Information
Clear Bag Policy
2016 Guest Information
Kahuna Flowers Order Form
2016 Video Order Form