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Students completing requirements for a degree should submit a Petition for
Graduation by the end of the Drop/Add period the semester they anticipate graduating.
A Petition for Graduation Fee of $80 will be charged to your account after your eligibility for
graduation is confirmed. May graduates pay this fee with the April 15 payment and December graduates
pay this fee with the November 20 payment. Petitions submitted after the end of Drop/Add will incur a
$25 Late Petition for Graduation Fee.
Undergraduate students with a 2.0 cumulative GPA and who are able to complete all remaining courses
during the summer following the May 2024 Commencement may contact the Graduation Clerk at GraduationClerk@pcci.edu to complete a conditional
participation form requesting permission to participate in the Commencement ceremony.
A student’s final course must be taken from Pensacola Christian College. Final coursework may
not be earned at another institution.
Information regarding graduation announcements will be available in the spring semester.
Graduates who have difficulty with stairs, please email GraduationClerk@pcci.edu by Monday, April 22, so your
seat can be assigned in
an appropriate location.
2024 Commencement tickets will be available spring 2024.
Graduation regalia is designed to follow a uniform academic protocol. Additions to the college-issued
regalia listed below are not permitted.
The cap (or mortarboard) is worn by all participants. The color of the tassel on the cap indicates
the major field. Undergraduate candidates wear their tassel on the right side and move it to the left
when their degree is conferred. Graduate candidates wear their tassel on the left side.
A black gown is worn by all participants. The type of sleeve varies by degree.
A white collar is worn by women who are receiving an associate’s degree; men do not wear this
collar. Associate candidates do not wear a hood.
A hood is worn by bachelor, master, and doctoral candidates. The hood is worn with the velvet side
up; the velvet denotes the major/degree being granted.
On the back of the hood, the silk lining should be turned out so the royal blue and white silk can be
seen, as shown in the picture below.
Honor cords and medallions are draped around the neck under the hood. PCC awards the following
Undergraduate candidates who earn at least a 3.50 PCC cumulative GPA wear a medallion in
addition to blue and white cords. Seminary and graduate students who earn a 4.00 PCC cumulative GPA
wear double gold cords.
Undergraduate students selected for Christian Leadership recognition wear a red cord.
Undergraduate students selected for Who’s Who among PCC Students wear a gold cord.
Pick up your regalia in the Crowne Centre Music Suite on Wednesday, May 8, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
or Thursday, May 9, between 7:30 a.m. and 12 noon. Enter from the back of the Crowne Centre using the
First Street entrance on the west side of the building just past the North Lobby entrance.
10 a.m. Nursing
2 p.m. Professional Studies, Visual and Performing Arts
4 p.m. Arts and Sciences, Biblical Studies
Enter the Crowne Centre through the west lobby doors closest to the Crowne Centre parking lot. This
is a full dress rehearsal, which means you need to wear your regalia as well as the attire you plan to
wear at Commencement.
Doors to the Crowne Centre open 45 minutes before the ceremony. All guests should be seated 10
minutes before the ceremony begins. No photographic or recording equipment or packages of any kind
are permitted in the auditorium. Guests are requested to turn off all mobile devices.
Parking is available on campus. For your convenience, traffic attendants will guide you to the
areas open for parking.
Regalia must be returned to the Crowne Centre Music Suite. If your ceremony is on Thursday, you may
return your regalia until 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 9. All students should return their regalia by 5
p.m. on Friday, May 10.
Pensacola Christian College’s records reflect one official graduation date for every term.
The date shown below will appear on all diplomas and transcripts as the official graduation date,
even though the ceremony may be on a different date.
Participation in the Commencement ceremony does not indicate a degree has been conferred. Degrees
will be awarded when all requirements have been fulfilled.
Diplomas will be mailed by the end of May to graduates who have completed all degree requirements and whose
Office account is paid in full. Need to revise your address? Email GraduationClerk@pcci.edu. For diploma reorders, a $20
Diploma Reorder Fee will apply.
For proof of completing graduation requirements, request a Proof
of Enrollment letter from the Graduation Clerk.
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