Information & Guidelines

Below you will find all the information and requirements relating to graduation for the class of 2022. 

Updated 4/26/2022

Ceremony & Rehearsal Details

Date & Time

Official Ceremony: The Graduation ceremony will occur Saturday, May 14th at 10:00 AM. Students should plan to arrive by 9:00 AM.

Rehearsal: A graduation rehearsal will be conducted via Zoom on Thursday, May 12th (NOT Friday) at 4:00PM.  A link to the rehearsal will be sent via email and text week of April 25th.

Please note that the college may need to transition to a virtual event if it is deemed unsafe to hold a large in-person gathering due to an increase in the COVID-19 infection rate; however, we sincerely hope that will not be the case.

Caps & Gowns

Great Bay will cover the cost for your cap and gown, and they will be shipped directly to your home. Caps and gowns can be ordered HERE and must be placed by 5:00 pm Friday, April 15th.

Guest & Mask Information

Students will be permitted a maximum of four/4 guests. Masks are recommended but not required.

Children under the age of two/2 will not be considered one of the four/4 guests, if the child sits on an adult’s lap.

Parking

Parking is available on campus on a first come first serve basis. We do encourage visitors and guests to carpool when it is safe to do so.

Please note parking is not permitted at the Passport Center and vehicles will be towed.

Other Key Information

Intent to Graduate Form

Submit your Intent to Graduate form by Friday, March 25th if you have not done so already.

Student Speaker Auditions

If you have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and are interested in auditioning to be our Student Speaker at Graduation, please email Brittanie Mulkigian at bmulkigian@ccsnh.edu by 5:00 PM on Friday, March 25th for more information.

Student Singer Auditions

If you are interested in singing the National Anthem at the Graduation ceremony, please email Brittanie Mulkigian at bmulkigian@ccsnh.edu by 5:00 PM on Monday, April 18th to schedule a time to audition.

PTK Members

Please remember to contact Kelly McDonough at kmcdonough@ccsnh.edu regarding PTK membership cords to be worn at Graduation.

Student Veterans

Red, white, and blue cords will be sent to student veterans.

Outstanding Fees & Fines

All fees including tuition as well as fines (library fines, etc.) must be cleared before final exams. If these are not cleared before graduation, you will not receive your degree.

Financial Aid Exit Counseling

We strongly recommend that all graduating students who have borrowed federal loans complete the Financial Aid Exit Counseling online at www.studentloans.gov.