Buy/Order your Cap & Gown

Make sure to order your cap, gown and other accessories with plenty of time. To purchase your cap and gown, go to your local Campus Store for assistance or order online. Deadline for ordering online and allowing time for shipping for all campuses is Monday, July 29, 2024.  Shipping is taking up to 3 weeks, please plan accordingly.  The day of commencement, we will have a few caps and gowns at the venue, sizing could be limited.

Graduation Checklist

To prepare yourself for a smooth graduation experience, follow this checklist.

Operation Graduation

In-person event for all candidates for graduation. See your campus location below for the location of the event and the date(s) for your campus.

  • Harlingen
    July 31
    11 a.m.–1 p.m.
    Advocacy & Resource Hallway
  • Fort Bend County
    August 6
    11 a.m.–1 p.m.
    ITC Commons Area
  • Marshall
    July 29–Aug 1
    8 a.m.–5 p.m.
    ITC, Career Services – Office 241

Social Media

We want to celebrate with you! Here are the top three ways to connect with us on social media for graduation:

  • Check-in to graduation
  • Tag your campus
  • Use an official TSTC hashtag
    #TSTCgrads
    #TSTC2024
    #TSTCfamily
    #TSTCproud

Let the celebrations begin!

Help us celebrate the achievement of our graduates. We’re proud of them, and we know you are too. We hold commencement ceremonies throughout the state, so check the latest one near you. Click on your campus to find out the dates, location and times.

Abilene, Breckenridge,
Brownwood & Sweetwater (West Texas)

Date: August 14, 2024

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Reception (Graduates only): 5:30–6 p.m.

Ticket Requirement: No

Location:  There will be a reception at the conference center and a graduation in the exhibit hall located at Abilene Convention Center, 1100 North 6th Street, Abilene, TX 79601.

West Texas ceremony page
East Williamson County

Date: August 19, 2024

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Reception (Graduates only): 5:30–6 p.m.

Ticket Requirement: No

Location: Kalahari Resort, Ballroom 1-4, Kalahari Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665

East Williamson County ceremony page
Fort Bend County

Date: August 23, 2024

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Reception (Graduates only): 5:30–6 p.m.

Ticket Requirement: Yes (Limited to ten per graduate)

Location:  Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Rd, Stafford, TX 77477

Fort Bend County ceremony page
Harlingen

Date: August 21, 2024

Two Ceremonies: (See details below)

  • 5:30 p.m. – Academic Core, Aircraft Airframe, Aircraft Powerplant Training, Auto Collision, Automotive, Biology, Building Construction, Business Management, Chemical Dependency Counseling, Computer Networking, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Digital Media Design, Drafting, Education & Training, Electrical Lineworker and LVN to RN Transition Nursing.
  • 7:30 p.m. – Emergency Medical Services, Engineering, Health Information Technology, HVAC, Math, Mechatronics, Physics, Pre-Allied Health, Vocational Nursing, Web Design, Wind Energy and Welding.

Reception (Graduates only): 4:30–5 p.m. and 6:30–7 p.m.

Ticket Requirement: Yes (Limited to eight per graduate)

Location: Harlingen Convention Center, 701 Harlingen Heights Dr, Harlingen, TX 78552

Harlingen ceremony page
Marshall

Date: August 13, 2024

Two Ceremonies: (See details below)

  • 5:30 p.m. (All programs except Electrical Lineworker Certificates)
  • 7:30 p.m. (Electrical Lineworker Certificates only)

Reception (Graduates only): 4:30–5 p.m. and 6:30–7 p.m.

Ticket Requirement: Yes (Limited to seven per graduate)

Location: Memorial City Hall, 110 East Houston St. Marshall, TX 75670

Marshall ceremony page
North Texas

Date: August 15, 2024

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Reception (Graduates only): 5:30–6 p.m.

Ticket Requirement: No

Location:  Waxahachie Civic Center, 2000 Civic Center Lane, Waxahachie, TX 75165

North Texas ceremony page
Waco

Date: August 16, 2024

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Reception (Graduates only): 5:30–6 p.m.

Ticket Requirement: Yes (Limited to eight per graduate)

Location: BASE at Extraco Events Center, 4401 Bosque Blvd., Waco, TX 76710

Waco ceremony page 
100% Online Programs (TSTC Connect)

Completed your degree online?

We invite you to attend a ceremony near you! Commencement ceremonies are held on various dates and at venues conveniently located near our 10 campuses. Find a ceremony near you from the locations listed above.

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