Commencement News 2013

President's Message

 President Ray
Dear graduate-to-be, parents, family and friends:

  • The entire Camden County College community applauds the accomplishments of the Class of 2014 and extends congratulations for the successes that have brought its members to graduation and the College’s 46th annual commencement.

This year’s ceremony will be conducted at at time and location to be determined

Please review the contents of this newsletter for information about attending the ceremony as well as for details regarding other activities planned around graduation.

I look forward to seeing you and extending my personal congratulations.

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Raymond Yannuzzi, D.A.
President, Camden County College


Prospective Graduates

Graduation Requirements:

• Completion of all academic program requirements in January, June or August 2013
• Graduation packet filed and approved by the appropriate dean by April 1
• A minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0
• Any outstanding College debts satisfied


Graduates:Your participation in the commencement ceremony is greatly encouraged, even though you may have already received your diploma. If you plan to participate, you are required to wear a cap and gown.Caps and gowns will be provided free of chargeas a courtesy of the Office of Student Life and Activities and are yours to keep.

Students can obtain their caps and gowns in several ways: (To be determined).

In addition to a cap and gown, graduates who are members of honor societies are permitted to wear ornamentation designated and approved for their specific honor society. Please check with your honor society advisor for the specific items that have been approved as commencement attire. Graduates may not decorate their caps with personal messages.

Diplomas: At the commencement ceremony, diploma sleeves will be distributed instead of diplomas. You will be notified via postcard when to come to the Office of Records and Registration to pick up your actual diploma (on or about August 15). Diploma covers and diploma frames will be available for sale in the College bookstores and at the commencement ceremony bookstore sales tent.

Order your 2014 commencement DVD!

Details to come.
Contact the Office of Foundation & Alumni Relations for more details at (856) 227-7200, ext. 4946, or

Graduation Photo Schedule and Packages

Download flyer here


Graduation Dinner

To be Determined

More information


Commencement Announcements

Each graduate will receive four free graduation announcements. Additional announcements may be purchased for 50 cents each. These will be available at a time to be determined at each campus location where caps and gowns are to be picked up.


Please note that these announcements are not required for admission to the commencement ceremony. There are no tickets for commencement, and graduates may have as many family members and friends in the audience as they desire.

Commencement Rehearsal

Details will be posted shortly.

More information


Specialty Items
For your convenience, the bookstore will be open and will also establish a satellite location near the commencement tent from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on commencement day for the purchase of flowers, balloons and other memorabilia.

Graduation Pin
Details will be posted shortly


Commencement Rehearsal
Details will be posted shortly

Alumni Trustee
Details twill be posted 

Alumni Association
The CCC Alumni Association is a vital link between the College, its alumni and the community it serves. As you graduate, you join the ranks of more than 30,000 graduates who claim Camden County College as their alma mater. Membership in the alumni association is free and provides special benefits for its members. For more information about the association, contact Melissa Daly in the Office of Foundation & Alumni Relations at (856) 227-7200, ext. 4946.

Graduate Stories
Camden County College will be sharing interesting information and statistics about the Class of 2014 with local print, electronic and online media. To help the Office of Media Relations with this task, please complete and submit the Graduating Student Questionnaire that is included in the graduation application packet.

Commencement Day Schedule
Commencement is a dignified occasion. We ask that those attending the ceremony conduct themselves in an appropriate manner. The College community appreciates your cooperation. We ask graduates to report to the Papiano Gymnasium.
The schedule is as follows:

8:30 - 9 a.m.

9:30 a.m.

10 a.m.


Check in and pick up your graduation ID card.

Graduates line up by
academic division. Signs will be posted in the gymnasium


Recession. (Please plan to stay for the entire event)

Graduates will recess to the Presidential Courtyard. Please ask your family and friends to meet you in that area after all the graduates have walked out of the event tent.


Special Needs Seating

To assist individuals who require sign language interpreters, please contact Kathy Earp at (856) 227-7200. ext. 4255, or Cathy Poston at ext. 4506 in order to reserve a seat for themselves and one guest.

Guests who use wheelchairs also may request special seating (for themselves and one other person) in advance. These requests must be made by calling Jackie Tenuto at (856) 374-5088.

Viewing the Ceremony
No tickets are required. General, unreserved seating for guests of graduating students is available on a first-come, first-served basis under and surrounding the event tent. The ceremony also will be simulcast inside Civic Hall, located in the Connector Building.

Cell Phones
In keeping with the formality of this occasion, all cell phones and other similar devices should be silenced.

Food Service
The Connector Café, located in the Connector Building, will be open for business with coffee service and assorted pastries prior to and following the commencement ceremony.

Baby Changing

Stations are available in the Papiano Gymnasium and Otto R. Mauke Community Center restrooms.

Event Postponement

Commencement will be held under a large, weatherproof tent and will not be postponed due to inclement weather. However, should extreme circumstances arise that may cause a delay or postponement, a notice will be made to KYW 1060 AM by 8 a.m. on May 18.
The best place to obtain an update on the ceremony is on the College website at The College’s general phone number at (856) 227-7200 also will carry updated information.

No Smoking




Use of any Tobacco Products on College Property Violates the College’s Tobacco-Free Institution Policy.