Congratulations! You are nearing graduation and need to know all of the information concerning the requirements and procedures for graduation. Below a graduation requirements link is available to assist students and advisors in planning course selections required to graduate from JCJC. Career and Technical or Vocational students working toward an Associate degree in Applied Science or Certificate should see their advisor for specific graduation requirements. You are also urged to review the curriculum guides for the various areas of major emphasis.
Students who will complete their Associate in Arts, Associate in Applied Science, Technical or Vocational Certificates during the current active semester MUST pick up and fill out a graduation application.
JULY 12 is the deadline for Summer Graduation Applications.
Students receiving a Career and Technical / Vocational Certificate or an Associate in Applied Science degree must pick up the application in Student Records
The name on the diploma will appear exactly as written (spelled) on the application, please print legibly.
Please fill in the space for the address and telephone number completely to include: Street, PO Box and /or Apt. Number along with City, State and Zip Code. The address on the graduation application should be the same as the address on file in the Admissions Office. Please notify the Admissions Office if you have a change of address. Failure to change the address through the Admissions Office will delay the receipt of the diploma. Students should provide one or more telephone numbers where they can be reached after graduation.
If planning to walk, the student must fill in height and weight. If not, the student must write "will not walk."
A letter will be mailed to the student approximately 3 weeks prior to the graduation ceremony instructing participating graduates on procedures for graduation.
ASSOCIATE IN ARTS
Applicants must complete both sides of the application. When filling out the backside of the application please put the number of credit hours for each class, not a check mark and do not put the grade received for that class. Classes used as electives should be listed separately. The student must initial the backside of the application to confirm they understand the requirements for graduation.
TECHNICAL / VOCATIONAL
Applicants must have an advisor sign and date the application to verify the student is on track for graduation.
Students completing graduation requirements during the Fall Semester have the option of participating in the graduation ceremony held at the end of the Spring Semester. However the official transcript will reflect a December graduation date.
Students wanting the gold seal adhered to their diploma should follow the instructions given on the PTK Canvas course page in order to have their membership in good standing verified by a PTK advisor.
DIPLOMAS WILL BE MAILED 2 - 4 WEEKS AFTER THE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY.
Commencement ceremonies are held at the culmination of the spring semester in early May. Students eligible to receive an associate degree or vocational certificate are invited to take part in the graduation ceremonies on campus. After a student completes and submits an Application for Graduation for the spring ceremony, caps and gowns are issued through the Office of Student Affairs. Friends and relatives of graduating students are invited to attend and celebrate the achievement of students as they walk across the stage and are awarded their degree or certificate by the President of Jones College.
During commencement ceremonies students are awarded Career Certificates,Technical Certificates, Associate in Applied Science Degree or Associate in Arts Degree.
2020 Jones College Commencement Ceremonies - May 8th, 2020