North Central Texas College Graduation Information


 Congratulations to the December Class of 2014!!



Congratulations on your achievement and milestones you have reached at North Central Texas College.  Commencement will be as follows:  


 Thursday,  December 11, 2014 at 6pm

All Health Sciences, Cosmetology and Law Enforcement


Friday, December 12, 2014 at 6pm

 Career & Technical Education Degrees/Certificates,

Associate of Arts, Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice, Associate of Arts in Teaching and Associate of Science Degrees


Commencement ceremony will take place in the Lion's Field House (Gymnasium)
on the Gainesville Campus.


Apply for Graduation


Students who plan to graduate from North Central Texas College at the end of the current semester should do the following:


1. Meet with your advisor to confirm graduation requirements are met.  Comply with all requirements (pertaining to your degree and/or certificate) as detailed in the North Central Texas College Catalog.

2. Submit an Application for Graduation to the Admissions Office by the following deadline:


    Fall (December Ceremony)     October 1st
    Spring (May Ceremony)     March 1st
    Summer (Attend May Ceremony)     March 1st
    Summer (No Ceremony)     August 1st

Applications may be mailed to:

North Central Texas College
Attn: Admissions Office
1525 W California Street

Gainesville, TX  76240


3. Purchase graduation regalia (cap and gown) at the NCTC Bookstore.  Extra tassels, caps and gowns may not be available at the ceremony.


4. Confirm all academic and financial obligations (holds) have been met to ensure mailing of your diploma.


Have questions about Graduation?  Get answers here!


If you have any comments or concerns please contact Beverly Goddard, Graduation Coordinator, at 940-668--7731 ext. 4403 or at




Diplomas will be mailed to students after commencement.  Students should receive their diplomas within 8-10 weeks after the end of the term the student has applied to graduate, pending the completion of degree requirements.

Design Your Frame




A professional photographer selected by North Central Texas College takes color photographs of each certificate or degree candidate as he/she crosses the stage receiving the diploma. You can view photographs online a couple of weeks after the ceremony.


Disability-Related Needs of Certificate/Degree Candidates and Guests


Certificate/Degree candidates and guests who have disability-related needs requiring assistance for Commencement, should contact Beverly Goddard, Graduation Coordinator, at 940-668-7731 ext. 4403 or to make arrangements. It is the responsibility of the certificate/degree candidate to contact Beverly Goddard regarding accommodations that the graduate may need.


DEADLINE: Disability services and accommodations cannot be arranged after Monday of the week of Commencement.


Graduation Rates for All Students and Varsity Athletes


For students who began college, Fall 2006:

All degree seeking students...............2.2%

Intercollegiate athletes........................17%

Additional information regarding annual completion rates that are broken down by race and sex may be obtained by individual request from the Office of the Registrar.