TVCC Commencement Ceremony - June 13, 2014

NEW - TVCC will provide overflow seating in the TVCC Science Center on the Ontario campus for anyone who does not have a ticket to Friday night's event. The ceremony will be broadcast live and can also be viewed online. A link to the live video will be posted on June 13th. 

Recording of the Commencement Ceremony at TVCC.

TVCC's college-wide commencement ceremony will take place June 13, 2014 at 7:30 pm in the John J. Easly Memorial Gymnasium at TVCC's Ontario campus. Find it on the map!

Due to limited seating, tickets will be required for all guests planning to attend the 2014 TVCC Commencement Ceremony. Graduates should be in line no later than 6:45 p.m. at the lower level of the Easly Gymnasium. 

Refreshments for graduates and their guests will be provided at a reception on the lawn of the lower level of the Easly Gymnasium following the ceremony.

More information about the event will be emailed to graduates at their TVCC student emails. Please check your email frequently for updates. Graduates are encouraged to attend a rehearsal in the Easly Gym at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 13th in order to participate in the evening's ceremony. 

New this year - Tickets Required for all Graduation Guests 
Graduates will not need a ticket to participate in the ceremony. However, their guests will.  Each graduate will receive five (5) ticketsDue to limited seating, extra tickets will not be available.  

TVCC will provide overflow seating in the TVCC Science Center on the Ontario campus for anyone who does not have a ticket to Friday night's event. The ceremony will be broadcast live and can also be viewed online. A link to the live video will be posted on June 13th. 

Graduates can pick up guest tickets at TVCC Student Services beginning Thursday, May 1st.  All students planning to attend the ceremony must pick up tickets by Friday, June 6th. For more information, or to inquire about requesting your tickets by mail, please contact Sue Hewett at 541-881-5804 or shewett@tvcc.cc.

TICKET REQUIREMENT:
Admission to the commencement ceremony is by ticket only. Each adult and each child must have a ticket to occupy a seat. No tickets will be available at the door.

Each ticket admits one person only. Guests must bring their tickets for entrance to the event. No guest will be allowed in without a ticket. Please safeguard your tickets; they are the only way your guests will be allowed into the graduation ceremonies. 

TVCC Caldwell Center Commencement Ceremony - June 12, 2014

 The TVCC Caldwell Center will host an additional Commencement Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Caldwell High School, 3401 S. Indiana Ave., Caldwell, ID 83605. Guest tickets are not needed to attend the ceremony in Caldwell.

Graduates need to be at Caldwell High School no later than 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served following the event. Additional questions should be directed to Terri Hansen at 208-455-6823 or thansen@tvcc.cc 

Students attending classes at the TVCC Caldwell Center are also encouraged and welcome to participate in the Commencement Ceremonies at the TVCC Ontario Campus. Please request tickets by contacting Sue Hewett at 541-881-5804 or shewett@tvcc.cc. 

Commencement FAQs

When should I petition to graduate?

Ideally, students that plan to graduate in the Spring should petition in the Fall. It is important for prospective graduates to petition before registering for the spring term. In the event that students require additional coursework to graduate, the petition process will assist students in learning the requirements to graduate.

In order to insure your name is printed in the Commencement Program, graduation applications must be turned in and approved no later than May 1.

Where do I get my cap and gown?

Students should order their cap and gown online at college.jostens.com.

  • Go to college.jostens.com - At the top of their web page, click on "Find My School’s Store"
  • Enter Treasure Valley Community College, Ontario, OR – (make sure you have the correct school)
  • Click on Graduation Cap & Gown, Student Purchase, then click on Associate's Cap, Gown and tassel
  • Complete your order. Please ensure that you provide Jostens with an accurate shipping address, as the regalia will be shipped directly to you.

All college graduates will receive a Blue Cap and Gown with an Orange and White Tassel.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Members please contact your PTK Advisor to order your gold tassel & stole.

What is the deadline for ordering my regalia?

Graduates in 2014 must order regalia no later than May 20, 2014. Orders after that date will incur a rush fee of $10 with Jostens. Students who missed the deadline are still encouraged to contact Jostens at 1-800-854-7464 as soon as possible.

Where is commencement held?

The full college commencement ceremony will take place June 13, 2014 at 7:30pm in the John J. Easly Memorial Gymnasium at TVCC's Ontario campus. Find it on the map!

The TVCC Caldwell Center will host an additional Commencement Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Caldwell High School, 3401 S. Indiana Ave., Caldwell, ID 83605. 

When will I receive my diploma?

Diplomas will be issued by mail after the commencement ceremony. Please ensure that your address information is up to date with TVCC Student Services to ensure accurate delivery of your diploma. Note that all of your obligations to TVCC must be met in order to receive your diploma, final grades and transcripts. Please make sure you have completed a Financial Aid Exit Interview, paid all bills and any parking ticket, and returned Library & Physical Education materials.

Diplomas are not printed by TVCC and the turn-around time is 8 – 12 weeks.  If you petition late, you will have a longer waiting period.

How do I get tickets for the commencement ceremony?

Graduates will not need a ticket to participate in the ceremony. However, their guests will.  Each graduate will receive five (5) tickets. Due to limited seating, extra tickets will not be available.  

Graduates can pick up guest tickets at TVCC Student Services beginning Thursday, May 1st.  All students planning to attend the ceremony must pick up tickets by Friday, June 6th. For more information, or to inquire about requesting your tickets by mail, please contact Sue Hewett at 541-881-5804 or shewett@tvcc.cc.

TICKET REQUIREMENT:
Admission to the commencement ceremony is by ticket only. Each adult and each child must have a ticket to occupy a seat. No tickets will be available at the door.

Each ticket admits one person only. Guests must bring their tickets for entrance to the event. No guest will be allowed in without a ticket. Please safeguard your tickets; they are the only way your guests will be allowed into the graduation ceremonies. 

What if I have more questions?

Additional questions should be directed to Sue Hewett at 541-881-5804 or shewett@tvcc.cc.