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Hillsborough Community College Commencement

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May 3, 2024

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8:30 am - 1:30 pm

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Admission: Must have complementary guest ticket

Parking: $10 Cars & $16 Oversized Vehicles

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US Hwy 301

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HCC Commencement

HCC’s 55th commencement ceremony will be held in person at the Florida State Fairgrounds on Friday, May 3, 2024. All Fall 2023, Spring and Summer 2024 graduates and candidates are eligible to attend. The processional will start promptly at 9:30 a.m., with the ceremony beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Registration and Tickets
Registration for the ceremony and guest ticket requests are available at hcc.gradpak.com. Each graduate will receive up to five complimentary guest tickets. Guest tickets will go to students’ Hawkmail email.  All guests will be required to show a ticket for entry at Commencement. There are no additional guest tickets available. Guest tickets will not be sold at any campus bookstore location or the fairgrounds on commencement day.

Commencement Day
7:15 am – Doors open
7:30 am – President’s Breakfast
8:30 am – Arrive at Fairgrounds (For graduates who are not attending the President’s Breakfast)
9:00 am – Student Line Up
9:30 am – Processional begins
10:00 am – Ceremony begins

Commencement Ceremony Guidelines
Please follow these important Commencement Guidelines for the safety and enjoyment of everyone.

Disability and Accessibility Accommodations
If you require accommodations on the day of the ceremony, contact Jeanette Starks, Coordinator of Services for Students with Disabilities, at jstarks2@hccfl.edu or 813-253-7757.

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