Graduation | JCTC

Graduation

Congratulations!! You did it! We are so excited to celebrate your accomplishment! Your hard work has paid off and now it's time to celebrate. Below you will find more information about Jefferson's Spring 2022 Commencement Ceremony.

Graduates, as we continue to navigate through the challenges of COVID-19, please be sure to diligently check this website and your kctcs.edu email for any updates we may have! 

Credential Information

Your official credentials will not be handed out at the ceremony, but will be given to you at a later date.

If you live in Jefferson County, Anchorage, Buckner, Clarksville, Crestwood, Goshen, Jeffersonville, LaGrange, Louisville, Mount Washington, New Albany, Pewee Valley, Prospect and Shepherdsville, you will need to pick up your credentials from the Records Office on the Downtown Campus. The Record's Office will notify you when your credential is available.

Residents of all other counties will have their credentials mailed to them to the address used on their graduation application.

If you move, make sure to contact the Records Office to update your address.

Ceremony

All students who earned a diploma or AA/AS/AAS during Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 are eligible.

WHEN: Thursday, May 19
Technical Education Ceremony, 5:30 p.m.
General Education Ceremony, 8 p.m.

WHERE: Kentucky International Convention Center
             221 South 4th Street
             Louisville, KY 40202

Graduates will receive a notification in their KCTCS .edu email in late March to RSVP for the event

 

Which ceremony do I attend? Find your program from the list below.

Accounting

Administrative Office Technology

Air Conditioning Technology (HVAC)

Applied Process Technology

Apprenticeship Studies

Associate Degree Nursing

Automotive Technology

Aviation Maintenance Technology

Business Technology

Communication Arts Technology

Computer & Information Technologies

Computerized Manufacturing & Machining

Construction Technology (Carpentry)

Cosmetology

Culinary Arts

Economics

Engineering & Electronics Technology

Fire & Rescue Technology

General Occupational/Technical Studies

Geospatial Technology

Health Information Technology

Health Science Technology
Industrial

Maintenance Technology

Insurance & Risk Management

KY FAME

Medicaid Nurse Aide

Medical Assisting

Medical Coding and Reimbursement
Medical

Laboratory Technician

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Paramedic Technology

Pharmacy Technology

Physical Therapy Assisting

Plumbing Technology

Practical Nursing

Radiography
Respiratory Care

Technology
Surgical Technology

Unmanned Systems Technology

Welding Technology

African American Studies

Anthropology

Art

Associate in Arts

Associate in Science

Astronomy

Biology

Chemistry

Communication

Criminal Justice

Education

English

English as a Second Language

Freshman Year Experience

Geology, Geography, & Sustainability

Global Studies

History & Political Science

Human Services

Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

Mathematics

Modern Languages

Music

Philosophy

Physics

Psychology

Reading

Religious Studies

Sociology

TESOL

Theater

Women & Gender Studies

Cap and Gown:

  • You may pick up your regalia at the Jefferson Bookstore on the Downtown and Southwest campuses or order online at JCTC.ME/Regalia
  • Please contact the College's Bookstore for additional information.

Graduation Deadlines:

  • SPRING 2022: 
    The last day to submit a graduation application for the Spring 2022 term is March 12.
    Spring graduates will be awarded at around the end of May and
    Spring credentials be available in mid-July.
  • SUMMER 2022: 
    The last day to submit a graduation application for the Summer 2022 term is July 2.
    Summer graduates will be awarded at end of August and Summer credentials be available in mid-October.
  • FALL 2022: 
    The last day to submit an application for Fall 2022 graduation is October 14.
    Fall graduates will be officially awarded around the end of December/early January.
    Credentials will be available at the beginning of March.

Applying for Graduation:

What happens after I apply?

  • Once your application is received, the Records Office staff will review all documentation. You will be notified by mail if there are any issues with the status of your graduation. Graduation applications are finalized after grades are posted at the end of the semester.
  • Some students will receive notification that their credential is ready for pick up.  For others, their credentials will be mailed within 10-12 weeks from the end of the semester. Make sure your home address is up to date.
    • If you must change your address, send an e-mail  from your KCTCS email account to JF-Records-Office@kctcs.edu indicating that you need to update your address for graduation and provide your new mailing address for graduation.