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Regalia & Attire

You may pick up regalia (cap and gown) at your campus bookstore during or after the Grad Finale event at your campus. TCC provides the cap and gown at no cost to you.

Jostens is the official cap and gown provider for TCC. Visit their website or your campus bookstore for information about announcements, invitations, class rings and keepsakes.

Grad Finale Dates

Campus Date Time
Northeast April 1 & 3 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Northwest April 1–2 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
South April 8 & 9 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Southeast April 2–3 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Trinity River March 27–28 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

The Cap

  • Caps should be worn parallel to the floor, tassel on the right.
  • You are permitted to decorate your cap. No other non-TCC sanctioned regalia alterations, accessories, or additions are permitted.
  • After walking across the stage, do not move tassel to the left until your photograph has been taken by the photographer.
  • After your photo has been taken you may move your tassel to the left.

Suggested Attire Under Regalia

  • Males—White shirt, tie, dark trousers, and dark shoes
  • Females—Dresses or dark pants, dark shoes, minimal jewelry, no corsages

Do not bring any personal items. Leave purses, cell phones, cameras, etc. with guests or at home. You will not be permitted to go backstage during the ceremony.

Curious? Learn more about the history of regalia.

Updated April 18, 2019