Graduation Day is coming! The 54th Commencement will be celebrated on the New Bern campus as a drive-thru ceremony at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 15.
Craven Community College continues to ensure students are properly honored for their hard work while also making every effort to promote a safe and healthy environment for all those in attendance. Additional details about the 2021 graduation will be available in the coming days, including information about caps and gowns, parking, and a program of events. Continue following us on social media and check your student email for updates.
Graduates will be required to arrive on campus between 7-7:30 am to be parked and ready for the ceremony’s 8 a.m. start. Only one vehicle per graduate will be admitted to the commencement ceremony; additional family member vehicles will be welcomed in the designated parking area. Graduates should arrive dressed in their cap and gown.
In the event of inclement weather, commencement may be delayed. Please check the college’s main web page here for an announcement by 6 a.m. on the morning of the ceremony, or call (252) 638-7200 to hear a recorded announcement.
There will be no rehearsal for the 2021 graduation ceremony. A schedule and map will be available on this page one week prior to graduation.
Caps and Gowns (Regalia)
Caps and gowns can be purchased at the New Bern campus bookstore (Business and Information Technology Building). For availability, call (252) 638-7259.
Degrees, diplomas, and certificates will be mailed to graduates by June 3, 2021.
In accordance with college policy, alcoholic beverages are forbidden on college property. In addition, if any student is deemed to have consumed alcohol, or an illegal, controlled substance prior to the commencement ceremony, that student will not be permitted to participate.
Other questions related to commencement, including honors designations, should be directed to the Registrar’s Office at (252) 633-0196.