Current Graduation Ceremony Information
47th Annual RCBC Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 10 am
The commencement ceremony is held only once each year, at the end of the spring semester. Any student meeting his/her declared degree requirements is eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony. Graduation is held on the Mount Laurel Campus.
Exception: If a student is completing his/her requirements during the summer session, he/she is eligible to participate. All course requirements must appear on your degree audit in order to participate in the ceremony.
Every effort will be made to conduct the ceremony on Saturday, May 20. In cases of inclement weather, updates will be posted on the rcbc.edu.
For more information about Graduation Requirements, click here.
To download the order form for the Commencement and Pinning Ceremony DVD, click here.
2017 Commencement Speaker, Wawa CEO Chris Gheysens
We are pleased to announce that Wawa CEO Chris Gheysens has accepted our invitation to deliver the keynote address at RCBC’s 47th graduation ceremony this spring.
Wawa and RCBC are two organizations that pride themselves on being different to provide better service in our communities. A public announcement is available on the college’s website. To view the announcement, click here.
Monday, April 24 through Wednesday, April 26
Enjoy the Grad Bash Celebration events on the Mount Laurel Campus (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
- Monday, April 24 - “Match Monday” Come climb our Rock Wall, compete against your friends in the Video Game Truck and race through the inflatable obstacle course.
- Tuesday, April 25 - “Make Your Own Day” Come design your own T-shirt, receive a temporary tattoo, or create a name plaque. Rock Band will be available for you to compete against your friends for the title of “Rock Star.”
- Wednesday, April 26 - “Warrior Wednesday” bring your friends and battle to the finish in an epic game of Laser Tag or try to find your way out of The Escape Room.
PICK UP YOUR COMMENCEMENT CAPS, GOWNS AND TICKET PACKETS Monday, April 24, Tuesday, April 25, and Wednesday, April 26 on the Mount Laurel Campus at the TEC Center Student Lounge from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Note: Tickets will not be mailed. Be sure to have your Student ID.
When you stop in the TEC Lounge to pick up your cap and gown, don’t forget to make the following Commencement purchases:
Honors Cords are available for purchase ($12). Honors (3.5 - 3.74 GPA), High Honors (3.75 - 3.89 GPA), Highest Honors (3.9 and above GPA).
Additional Graduation Tassels are available for purchase ($5).
Veterans' Sashes are available for purchase ($18). Veterans' Honor Cords (3.5 GPA or higher) are available (complimentary) through Mike Gentry at (856) 291-4172.
Foundation Scholarship Sashes are available (complimentary) through Tina West at (856) 242-5396.
NJ STARS Gold Stars are available (complimentary) through Randi Wellbrock at (856) 242-5178.
EOF Sashes are available (complimentary) through Edith Corbin at (856) 242-5390.
PTK Sashes for PTK Members are available through Bill Whitfield at (856) 242-5388.
Health Sciences Pins that have been previously purchased are available for pick up at the Mount Laurel College Bookstore.
THURSDAY, May 18
HEALTH SCIENCES PINNING CEREMONY begins at promptly 6 p.m.
FRIDAY, MAY 19
COMMENCEMENT REHEARSAL begins at 10 a.m. Students are to meet in the Enterprise Center (signs will be posted). Note: You will need your Student ID to pick up your name card for Commencement.
SATURDAY, May 20
47TH ANNUAL COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY LINE UP begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. in the Enterprise Center on the Mount Laurel Campus
VERY IMPORTANT: Parking is limited and carpooling is highly recommended.
REMINDER: Do not forget your Grad Images name card (provided to you at rehearsal) on Commencement morning.