Trenholm State Community College

Graduation

Commencement Ceremony Information

Congratulations, graduates! The President, faculty, and staff commend you for your accomplishments. Trenholm State Community College will hold its 2021 Commencement on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at the Multiplex at Cramton Bowl.

If you are a graduate from Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021, we invite you to participate in the Commencement Ceremony.

Students who completed the Application for Graduation during the above semesters will receive an email regarding their participation in the Commencement. Please be sure to check both your personal email address and Trenholm State email address for more information.

If you have not ordered your regalia, please visit our Trenholm-Jostens Store link below:

Trenholm-Jostens Store

Commencement Photographs

Currently due to COVID-19 restraints, guests will not be permitted in the venue during the ceremony. However, the ceremony will be live-streamed.

If you have questions regarding commencement, please email records@trenholmstate.edu.

Again, congratulations on this outstanding accomplishment!

Frequently Asked Questions

 

H. Councill Trenholm State Community College’s 2021 Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Multiplex at Crampton Bowl, 220 Hall Street, Montgomery, Alabama.


 

You must order your regalia no later than April 14, 2021, at the Trenholm-Jostens Store.


 
  • Regalia which includes a cap, gown, and gold tassel.
  • Black or dark-colored dress, skirt, or slacks, white shirt, and black or dark-colored shoes. No spiked heels.
  • Your graduation cap should be worn flat on the top of your head with the tassel placed to the right, front side of the cap until your degree is conferred.
  • Please do not wear corsages.

 

There will be no rehearsal. Graduates will line up in alphabetical order by Program of Study. You must be on time, or you will not be allowed to march in the Commencement.


 

Candidates who have a documented disability and need special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must contact Ms. Monica Robinson at (334) 420-4418 for assistance.


 

Arts Production will provide Commencement photographs for an additional charge. You must complete the form to take your Commencement photographs. You should arrive no later than 3:00 p.m. to take photographs.


 

Graduates should arrive by 4:15 p.m. to check in at the main entrance of the Multiplex. If you plan on taking professional pictures with Arts Production, you should arrive no later than 3:00 p.m. Remember; there is an extra charge for these photos.


 

Please plan for two to three hours.


 

Please Read Carefully

Graduation Applications for Spring 2021 are now CLOSED.

Students should complete an online Graduation Application at the beginning of their last semester of enrollment with Trenholm State.

Before completing the online application, you should consult with your academic advisor to verify which courses are needed to complete your degree requirements. For additional questions about degree requirements, please see the TSCC Catalog.

Please fill out the application completely. If there are discrepancies with the information listed, please contact the Registrar’s Office or your academic advisor for assistance.

It is your responsibility to notify the Registrar’s Office if your local mailing address changes after submitting your application for a degree.

It is the prospective graduate’s responsibility to ensure that all financial obligations to Trenholm State have been met. Students can monitor any updates via their My Trenholm Portal. Students with any financial Holds will NOT receive their degree or certificate.

If you do not take, pass, or receive a grade in a course(s) indicated on your Graduation Application, your degree/certificate will not be awarded. Please check with your academic advisor to discuss your options.

You must complete the Graduate Survey and the Career Employment Survey as part of the Online Graduation clearance process.

If all degree requirements are not met at the end of the semester in which a student applies for graduation, students will be required to submit another online graduation application.

Graduation Application Process

  1. Click on the My Trenholm Students button at the top of the page.
  2. Go to My Trenholm Portal
  3. Near the top of the page, click on the Student Tab.
  4. Under the Student Section, click on Student Records.
  5. Under the Student Records Section, click on Apply to Graduate.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

The graduation fee is $25.00 and is applied to your student account when you submit a graduation application.


 

You must pay the non-refundable $25.00 Graduation Application Fee via Touchnet in your SSB portal to have your application processed. Students who receive benefits from programs, such as WIOA, TRA, VA Chapters 31 and 33, should contact their WIOA Coordinator or VA Coordinator for assistance with Graduation Fee payment.


 

You may submit your graduation application beginning February 12, 2021. The deadline to submit a graduation application is March 12, 2021, no later than 11:00 a.m.


 

An overall grade point average of 2.0 is required to earn your degree. We recommend you contact the Records Office to discuss eligibility for course forgiveness or academic bankruptcy to help raise your GPA. Note: You may not bankrupt a course that will be applied towards your degree.


 

Students who have applied for graduation during prior semesters and did not meet the graduation requirements will be required to complete a new online graduation application.


 

The degree or certificate will be posted to academic transcripts 14 days after classes end.


 

If you have paid your $25.00 graduation fee, your award will be mailed to the address listed on your graduation application 4-6 weeks after the end of the term.


 

Trenholm State Community has partnered with Credentials Solutions to accept online transcript orders. Students and alumni can order their official transcripts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Transcripts can be sent electronically or mailed in hard copy, depending on the receiving institution or destination. More information can be found on the Request Transcript page https://www.trenholmstate.edu/request-transcript/


 

If your degree has been awarded, your official/unofficial transcripts will list your credentials. You may access online verification of degree completion through National Student Clearinghouse https://www.studentclearinghouse.org/


 

If you still have questions, contact us!


Contact Us

Tennie McBryde, PhD
Director of Records and College Registrar

334-420-4306
tmcbryde@trenholmstate.edu

Jacquelyn Allen
Record Specialist

334-420-4301
jallen@trenholmstate.edu

History of
Excellence

For half a century, thousands of students have charted their path to success at Trenholm State Community College. From the 1960s to today, we have been part of the fabric of Montgomery and the River Region, growing to include diverse programs of study, multiple campuses, and online learning. Now, we celebrate the present and move forward with a renewed dedication to our community and the success of our students. We invite you to join us.

Contact Trenholm State

1-866-753-4544 334-420-4200 or email us

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