The entire Camden County College community applauds the accomplishments of the Class of 2016 and extends congratulations for the successes that have brought its members to graduation and the College’s 48th annual Commencement.
This year’s ceremony will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2016, in the Truman Courtyard of the Blackwood Campus. The campus is located at College Drive and Peter Cheeseman Road in Gloucester Township.
Please review the contents of this newsletter for information about attending the ceremony as well as for details regarding other activities associated with graduation.
I look forward to seeing you and extending my personal congratulations.
Raymond Yannuzzi, D.A., President, Camden County College
Transportation to the rehearsal will be provided between the Camden City and Blackwood Campuses. A van will depart from Camden City Campus at 9:15 a.m. and return to the Camden City Campus upon completion of the rehearsal. Sign up at Camden Technology Center, Room 211, or call (856) 968-1320.
If a final exam prevents you from attending the commencement rehearsal, please arrive in the Papiano Gymnasium by 8:30 am on the day of commencement.
Location: Madison Court Yard/Atrium
Gear up for the big day with food, entertainment and a good time with your fellow grads!
For more information, contact the office of Student Life and Activities at (856) 227-4282
|Commencement Day Schedule|
The schedule is as follows:
8:30 - 9 a.m. Check in and pick up your graduation ID card.
9:30 a.m. Graduates line up by academic division. Signs will be posted in the gymnasium.
10 a.m. Procession
Noon 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.
| Prospective Graduates
• Completion of all academic program requirements in January, June or August 2016
• 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
• A College ID is required to receive a cap and gown at any location
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 available for purchase at any of the three campus bookstores beginning April 6th. The cost will be $37.50. Students may pay by cash or major credit card, no checks will be accepted.
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.
(See Official Academic Regalia for Graduating students.)
GRADUATION APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONSForms Needed for Graduation (PACKET)
Graduation Recommendation Form
1. Complete the Graduation Application.
2. Schedule a meeting with your Program Coordinator or an Academic Advisor to review the Graduation Application.
3. Have your Program Coordinator or an Academic Advisor complete and sign the Graduation Recommendation Form.
4. Sign the Graduation Recommendation Form.
5. Get a copy of your current CCC transcript and degree audit from your Program Coordinator or an Academic Advisor and attach it to the Graduation Recommendation Form.
6. Provide the Program Coordinator or Academic Advisor with a copy of the completed forms.
7. Hand-carry the completed packet to the office of the appropriate Academic Dean by the deadline.
DEADLINESJanuary Graduation (courses to be completed at the end of a FALL semester) - December 1
June Graduation (courses to be completed at the end of a SPRING semester) - April 1
August Graduation (courses to be completed at the end of a SUMMER semester) - July 1*
*Students who wish to participate in the May Commencement ceremony must submit complete packets to the appropriate academic dean by April 1 in order for their names to be printed in the Commencement program.
Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Dr. Judith Rowlands, Jefferson 114
Business, Computers & Technical Studies, Dr. Robert Kaczorowski, CIM 301
Math, Science & Health Careers, Dr. Anne McGinley, Science Bldg 106
Camden students may leave their forms in the Administrative Office on the second floor of College Hall.
Rohrer students may leave their packets at the Information Desk.
|Graduation Photo Schedule and Packages
Commencement Speaker Nomination Form
Commencement Speaker Recommendation Form
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 Myra Tryon in the Office of Foundation & Alumni Relations at (856) 227-7200, ext. 4927.
Other criteria for Alumni Trustee selection includes:
• Demonstrated high academic achievement,
• Active participation in College activities and in community service,
• Willingness to carry out the responsibilities of serving on the Board of Trustees, and
• Recommendation by a College faculty member or administrator.
At commencement rehearsal you will be asked to vote for student who was nominated for this privilege. Candidate information, voting deadlines and voting instructions will be available on this page.
Alumni Trustee Ballot (coming soon)
Alumni Trustee Nomination Form
Alumni Trustee Recommendation Form
|Invitation to Commencement
||Graduating? Looking for Work? Need a Resume?|
• Resume and cover letter writing
• Interviewing techniques
• Job trends and projections
• Getting the most out of a job fair
• Networking, websites and professionalism and much more.
All graduates will receive additional information regarding the information sessions dates, times and locations as well as how to register via student e-mail.
Please contact Joe Pranzatelli, Career Center Coordinator at email@example.com or (856) 227-7200, ext. 4854 with questions regarding the information sessions.
||Public Safety Announcement|
|Order your 2016 Commencement DVD!|
||Special Needs Seating|
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 no later than May 8, 2016.
||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.
The best place to obtain an update on the ceremony is on the College website. The College’s main phone number at (856) 227-7200 also will carry updated information.
||Reminder to all Graduates, Family and Guests|
Follow us, and post pictures online with your own hashtag: #camdencc16
As you post, they will be collected at camdencc.edu/camdencc16
If you have any further questions regarding Commencement, please contact Jackie Tenuto, Assistant Dean of Student Development and Support at firstname.lastname@example.org or (856) 374-5088.