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Diplomas will be mailed to the graduate's home address on file through mid-June.

Please note that all unresolved financial obligations to the College must be resolved before your diploma or an official transcript will be issued.

 

 

Graduates and guests who have a disability can request accommodations through Disability Services by calling 508-854-4470, 508-854-4471 or emailing disabilityservices@qcc.mass.edu. The ceremony will be ASL interpreted for hearing impaired guests and the best viewing of the ASL interpreter is in Section 107.

Please note the DCU Center has ADA seating for wheelchair users. Wheelchairs will not be available on site for this event; please bring your own if one is needed.  Students should enter through Doors 1 and 2 for accessibility.   If you have any questions or concerns about access, you may reach Kristie Proctor, Director of Disability Services, at kproctor@qcc.mass.edu.  

The College will try to meet all reasonable requests for services that are communicated to us prior to Wednesday, May 13th, 2020.

Commencement Photos will take professional photographs as you walk across stage to be congratulated by President Pedraja. Please pause and face the camera for your photo with the President.  A second photo will be taken as you exit the ramp.  The proofs of the photos will be mailed to you approximately three weeks after the ceremony.  You can contact Commencement Photos at 978.851.5924

Do I need tickets for my family and friends to attend the Commencement Ceremony?

No, tickets are not required for your guests to attend the Commencement Ceremony, you may invite as many family and friends as you would like!  Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.  Commencement invitations are available to print as a keepsake.

 

Is there a rehearsal for the Commencement Ceremony?

No, there is not a rehearsal for the Commencement Ceremony.  Students need to report by 12:00 p.m. to the DCU Center.  There will be many volunteers available to assist the graduates and answer any questions.

 

When is the Commencement Ceremony and how long will it last?

The Commencement Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the DCU Center, 50 Foster Street, Worcester and will last approximately two hours.

 

It’s the day of the Commencement Ceremony, what do I bring?

It is very important that you remember to bring your cap and gown and graduation card with you to the DCU Center. Please ask your guests to hold onto any personal belongings (purse, jackets, etc.) you may have.  These items may NOT be left in the Robing Area during the ceremony.  QCC and the DCU Center are not responsible for any lost items.

 

I’m unable to attend the Commencement Ceremony.  How do I receive my diploma or certificate?

Diplomas and certificates will be available for pick up in the Registrar’s Office located in room 152A for approximately two weeks following the May Commencement ceremony.  All remaining diplomas will be mailed to graduates to the address on file.

 

My diploma or certificate has become lost or damaged.  How can I request a replacement?

Replacement diplomas and certificates can be requested by submitting a Replacement Degree or Certificate form to the Registrar’s Office along with a $25 replacement fee.

 

 

General Commencement Information . . . . . .508.854.4368; sboria@qcc.mass.edu

Alumni . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .alumni@qcc.mass.edu; Alumni and Advancement

Bookstore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .508-854-4237; bookstore@qcc.mass.edu

Disability Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .508-854-4470 or 508-854-4471; kproctor@qcc.mass.edu

Financial Aid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 508-854-4261; financialaid@qcc.mass.edu

Fuller Student Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 508-854-4225; mbeane@qcc.mass.edu

Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Commencement Photos; 978-851-5924

Registrar’s Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .508-854-4257; registrar@qcc.mass.edu

 

Questions?

If you have a question about the Commencement ceremony, please contact the Commencement 2020 Information Line at 508-854-4368 or sboria@qcc.mass.edu.  Leave a message and someone will respond as quickly as possible.  The telephone line and email will be monitored until noon on Thursday, May 21st.  Thereafter, please call the Campus Switchboard at 508-853-2300 for assistance.