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Upcoming Commencement

Commencement 2020

The Blackhawk Technical College Virtual Commencement will be held on August 1, 2020. Students planning to graduate can apply quickly by logging into the MyBTC portal, then navigating to the Registration and Courses page. To review step-by-step instructions, click hereThe application deadline is March 1, 2020. If you do not meet the deadline, you will not be able to participate in the formal ceremony and receipt of your diploma will be delayed. 

Virtual Commencement Information

We are very excited for our virtual ceremony on Saturday, August 1, 2020 starting at 11:30 a.m.

Check back here on the day of the event to tune into the live feed or visit our YouTube Channel or Facebook Page

Graduation Requirements

  • You must be within six (6) credits of completing a program (technical diploma or associate degree) by the end of the summer semester
  • You must have applied for graduation within the application deadline and clearly marked "yes" or "no" regarding participation in the Commencement
  • You must purchase a cap and gown for the ceremony
Graduates with diploma

Cap & Gown

All graduates are required to wear an appropriate cap and gown. Caps and gowns can be ordered at the bookstore at Central Campus until March 1.

If you qualify for honor cords, you will receive an email to your student email account with information regarding when and where you can pick up your cord. Honor cords will be with your cap and gown order in May.

Guest Invitations

Each graduate participating in the ceremony will receive invitations for guests. All guests will be required to present their invitation to get into the ceremony. If you wish to pick up your invitations from Monroe Campus or Advanced Manufacturing Training Center, please email

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