Prepare to Graduate

If you are a graduate or candidate for the current academic year, you will receive an email from Admissions & Records with instructions on registering for the ceremony. All correspondence is sent to your SPC student email account.

Register for Commencement
You must register to participate. Log into MySPC through the Titan Hub, then click on My Academics and then select Commencement Registration. After registering, event details will be sent to your SPC email.

Registration closes Friday, May 10, 2024, at 1 p.m.

Purchase Your Cap & Gown
Graduates wear a royal blue cap and gown. If you are graduating with your Associate of Arts degree, your tassel is gold. Otherwise, your tassel color is based on your program.

You may purchase your regalia online at After the deadline, regalia is available for purchase at any SPC campus bookstore.

Pick Up Your Cords & Stoles
Graduation cords and stoles are a time-honored tradition and are worn to signify your academic achievements, membership in student organizations, or involvement in the college community.

  • Honor Cords are distributed at check-in on the date of the event. See Honors eligibility requirements. If you are not attending, contact us at to have your honor cord mailed to you.

  • Veteran Cords are available from our Veterans Services coordinator. Email to make arrangement to obtain your cord.

  • Student Organizations & Departmental Program Regalia
    Cords & stoles designating membership in student organizations or honor societies must be picked up in advance. Contact your organization for specific instructions on obtaining this regalia.

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    Name Card
    he week of the event, you will receive your Name Card in the mail. This postcard will include important information on arrival times, parking and general directions.

    Bring this card with you since it will be used to call your name as you walk across the stage. It will also be given the official photographer to match with your photos.

    Graduates requesting disability accommodations should contact SPC’s Accessibility Services at 727-341-4510. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations for participating students.