COVID-19 Response

Fall classes are offered in-person, online or hybrid. Registration is open for Fall 12-week and second 8-week semesters. Masks are required at all TJC facilities.

COVID-19 Information Center


Congratulations! You’ve worked hard to get here and now it’s time to confirm your eligibility.

What you’ll need to know:

  • TJC awards degrees and certificates three times a year—May, August and December
  • We normally offer two commencement ceremonies—Spring and Fall. 
  • You can confirm your eligibility online at any time, 365 days a year!

Get your Diploma

TJC doesn’t automatically award degrees and certificates so once you’ve finished your official degree plan, please fill out the quick and easy graduation confirmation form.

  • Final date to apply and walk the stage in the December ceremony: October 23, 2020 
  • Final date to apply and receive your diploma for the Fall term: December 9, 2020

Participate in the Commencement Ceremony

If you want to “walk” in the commencement ceremony, you can let us know on your graduation confirmation form. Please be aware that the deadline to participate in one of our ceremonies is earlier than the general graduation confirmation deadlines.

  • The next commencement ceremony is scheduled for December 11, 2020/

Diplomas will be mailed a few weeks after the end of the term.

General Graduation Requirements for all Degrees, Certificates or Awards

The following general requirements must be met by all students receiving associate degrees, certificates, or awards:

  • Confirm your graduation
  • Complete the required credit hours with an average grade of at least “C” (2.0 cumulative GPA).
  • At least 25 percent of your semester credit hours must be earned at TJC.
  • Satisfy all Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements, if your degree or certificate requires it.

Fall 2019 Live Broadcast

10 a.m. ceremony

TJC 2019 Fall Commencement - 10 a.m. ceremony

Watch live as we honor the graduates of the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Sciences, and the School of Humanities, Communications and Fine Arts.

Posted by Tyler Junior College on Friday, December 13, 2019

1 p.m. ceremony

A Golden Era for Graduates

TJC awarded 1,141 degrees and certificates during commencement ceremonies Friday, May 12, 2017 in Wagstaff Gymnasium on the main campus.

Upcoming Graduation Events