Congratulations--your hard work has paid off and it is now time to celebrate! Below you will find more information about JCTC's Commencement Ceremony.
Jefferson's 2016 Commencement Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. in Hall 2D of the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville. Graduates should be at the convention center no later than 5:30 p.m.
Credentials are not given during the ceremony; they are mailed to graduates afterward to the address used on their graduation application. If you move, make sure to contact the Record's Office to update your graduation address.
Starting in the Summer 2016, if you live in the following counties, you will have to pick up your credentials from the Records Office on the Downtown Campus: Anchorage, Buckner, Clarksville, Crestwood, Goshen, Jeffersonville, LaGrange, Louisville, Mt. Washington, New Albany, Peewee Valley, Prospect and Shepherdsville. The Record's Office will notify you when your credential is available.
You may purchase your cap and gown and honor cords for distinction and high distinction from any of the colleges bookstores up until the day of graduation. Please contact the College’s Bookstore for more information. All items usually arrive the first week of April each year.
SUMMER 2016: The last day to submit a graduation application for the Summer 2016 term is June 15, 2016 at noon. Summer graduates will not be officially awarded until the end of the full summer semester – end of August. This means summer credentials will not be mailed out until mid-September.
FALL 2016: The last day to submit graduation applications for fall 2016 term is October 7, 2016 at noon. Fall graduates will not be officially awarded until end of December/early January. Credentials are typically mailed during mid-February.
The first step for graduating is to fill out an application.
If you are planning to graduate with multiple credentials you must apply for each credential separately. Any applications received after the deadline will be held for future semester graduation processes. Please read each section on the website carefully so that you apply for your credential correctly.
If you are unsure what degree/certificate/diploma you are applying for you should contact your advisor or the Advising Center on your campus.