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Commencement Information

May 2021 Commencement

DATE:  Saturday, May 8, 2021
(In the event of rain, commencement back up date is Saturday, May 15, 2021.)
LOCATION:  Kangaroo Stadium, 250 Eureka Street, Weatherford, TX 76086 (Adjacent to WISD 9th Grade Center on South Main Street)
CEREMONY TIME:  9:00 a.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 anichols@wc.edu. 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 25, 2021.
  • 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 April 23, 2021. 

www.weatherfordbooks.com

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. If you want these items, order online by April 1. If you have questions, contact Chapter Advisor, Shantee Siebuhr. She can be reached via email at ssiebuhr@wc.edu or phone at 817-598-6444. Her office is now located on the upper level of the Student Services building.

4. Commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:00 a.m. at Kangaroo Stadiumlocated at 250 Eureka Street Weatherford, TX 76086. (Adjacent to WISD 9th Grade Center on South Main Street) Graduates will need to arrive by 8:00 a.m. for check in at the Activity Center, south of the stadium. Gates open at 8:15 a.m. for guest seating.

5. Guest tickets will be issued electronically to the student. Graduates must RSVP at the link sent directly to them, beginning April 1, 2021, if they plan to participate in the ceremony and to receive their guest tickets.

All guests must have a ticket for entry. Graduates will receive up to 4 guest tickets.  April 20, electronic tickets will be distributed to the student for their guests through electronic ticketing.

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