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Commencement Information

May 2022 Commencement

DATE:  Thursday, May 19, 2022
LOCATION:  Fort Worth Convention Center, 1201 Houston Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
CEREMONY TIME:  6:00 p.m.

Weatherford College conducts one commencement ceremony each year. Commencement is held in May. May graduates, as well as students who graduate the December before and the August after the ceremony, are eligible to participate in the May commencement.

To participate in Commencement:

1. Complete the Graduation Application form online through Coyote Connect. Select Graduation Overview and then click Apply next to the program of completion. If the program is not listed, please contact Student Services to update your program major. If you are a previous student without access to Coyote Connect, please contact If you are seeking multiple degrees/certificates, you must complete a graduation application for each program.

  • The deadline to submit the Graduation Application and have your name appear in the Commencement Program is March 21, 2022.
  • Any student who is within three courses of completion by August, is eligible to participate in the May Commencement ceremony.

2. Order your cap, gown, and diploma cover from the Weatherford College Bookstore. These items are required for participation in commencement. The College Bookstore phone number is 817-598-6286. The last day to purchase regalia is May 2, 2022.

3. Phi Theta Kappa members may purchase the stole, honor cord, and tassel online from the Phi Theta Kappa website. These items may be worn during graduation. Do not purchase key medallion, as you will not be allowed to wear this during commencement. No Phi Theta Kappa items will be available for purchase at commencement. These items are not available at the WC Bookstore. 

4. Commencement ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2022 9:00 a.m. at the Fort Worth Convention Center located at 1201 Houston Street, Fort Worth, TX, 76102.

Guest tickets will not be required for admittance to the event. All graduates who intend to walk in the ceremony must complete the Graduation Application and confirm participation no later than May 2, 2022. More ceremonly details to be released at a later date.

Contact the Registrar’s Office in Student Services, or, with questions about the graduation process.