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Instructions for Commencement

August 2022 and December 2022 Graduates,

Congratulations on the completion of your certificates and/or degrees.  I’m so proud of you and look forward to celebrating with you.

Commencement is set for Thursday, December 15, at the El Dorado Conference Center with Arts and Sciences and Career Technical students graduating at 5:30PM and Health Science students graduating at 7:00PM.

Career and Technical, Arts and Sciences, and Adult Ed Graduates

Please, Arrive no later than 4:45 pm and report to the check-in station inside the conference center.

Health Science Graduates

Please, Arrive no later than 6:15 pm and report to the check-in station inside the conference center. 

Please, do not park in Brookshire’s parking lot. There is adequate parking available on campus.

We will be recording the ceremony and will post on the college’s YouTube channel within a few days.

Caps and gowns will be available for pick up in the Academic Support office on the first floor of the  Administration building in suite 107  - Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am to noon - beginning Wednesday, December 7. If you are unable to pick up your regalia before the night of Commencement, we will have it available at check-in.

Note: You must meet all catalog requirements in order to participate in the ceremony, including an overall 2.0 GPA.

All students will receive an empty diploma folder during the ceremony.  Immediately following graduation, you will pick up your diploma as directed.  All financial obligations must be met in order to receive your diploma.

If you have questions about the commencement ceremony, please contact Mary Kate Sumner at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 870-864-7127.

If you have questions about graduation requirements, your degree/ certificate, or your GPA, please contact your advisor or Jayna Winiecki at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 870-864-7142.

Congratulations again on your well-deserved honor!

Sincerely,
Stephanie Tully-Dartez, Ph.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs/Interim Vice President for Student Services

Location:
El Dorado Conference Center
311 S West Ave, El Dorado, AR 71730

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