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2016 Graduation and Commencement Information


2 p.m. Ceremony - Live Stream



Students who will have completed their BAT, AA, AS, AAT or AAS degree requirements during the following semesters are eligible to participate in the May Commencement Ceremony: Summer 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, or Summer 2016.
Brazosport College will hold two Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday May 07, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at the Dow Academic Center:
BAT and AAS Graduates Only            10:00 a.m.       May 07,2016
AA, AAT and AS Graduates Only       2:00 p.m.         May 07,2016

Commencement Rehearsal in the Dow Academic Center is as follows:
BAT and AAS Graduates Only            10:00 a.m.     May 6, 2016
AA, AAT and AS Graduates Only       2:00 p.m.       May 5, 2016

To participate in a Commencement Ceremony on May 7, 2016 complete the following steps:
1.   Fill out an Application for Degree and return it to the Registrar’s Office no later than
       April 18, 2016 if you plan to participate.  
2.   Fill out a Commencement Participation Form no later than April 18, 2016.

3.  Cap & Gown :  There is not a charge for Cap and Gown.  Your cap and gown is 
     automatically ordered and may be picked up at the College Bookstore starting
     April 18, 2016 and must be picked  up no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May
     4, 2016.
4.  Attend Commencement Rehearsal at the appropriate time for your degree.
5.  Commencement Invitations:  Each graduate will receive a limited number of
      invitations free of charge.  Invitations will be available beginning April 18, 2016 in
      the Registrar’s Office.  Any invitations that have not been picked up by 11:00
      a.m. on Friday, April 29, 2016 will become available to graduates wanting additional
      invitations.  Please note:  The number of invitations provided by the College does
      not limit the number of guests that may attend.  
6.   Information on where to park, check-in times, and other important information will
      be provided at rehearsel.    
Commencement Participation Forms will only be accepted through the online form. If you have questions or need assistance with one of the required forms, please contact the Registrar’s Office:  
Phone: (979) 230-3000
 If you cannot return your graduation application form in person, you can fax your completed form to  (979) 230-3376, or email to:

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