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Ceremony Information

Congratulations Graduates!

As you approach this milestone in your life, the faculty and staff of Rowan-Cabarrus celebrate your success. Our graduation ceremony is an event of significance and is accomplished with considerable planning to ensure a memorable occasion of which you can be proud.

You may attend the graduation ceremony in May if you successfully complete your program requirements in the Fall semester prior to the ceremony, the Spring semester of the ceremony, or the Summer semester following the ceremony. Specific information about tickets, cap and gown pickup and details about the ceremony timeline can be found on our website.

If you or your guests require special seating or other accommodations due to disabilities, the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center is Disability Accessible. If you need a seat on the arena floor, there is an elevator available. If you have any questions or concerns about accommodations please, contact Holly Wagoner (, 704-216-3639).

Graduation will also be streamed live through the College’s Facebook page. Come join us!!

The photographer will be taking pictures as graduates receive their diploma cover during the ceremony. You will be given an opportunity to purchase these pictures. For further information visit the Grad Images website.


Graduation Date

May 17


May 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
May 17


May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

High School Equivalency and Adult High School Graduates

For questions regarding High School Equivalency and Adult High School graduation or the purchase of blue caps and gowns, please contact the College and Career office at 704-216-3510 or visit them at North Campus in Building 400, room 4206.

Degrees, diplomas, and certificates are not given out at the graduation ceremony.