The Fall 2021, Commencement Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at The Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida. The Ceremony will promptly start at 4:00 p.m., with main doors opening at 2:00 p.m.

We do NOT email your personal email address with details related to the ceremony, you must check your BC email account for details. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Meet with or call your advisor to confirm your eligibility. If you graduated during a summer term, you will be invited to participate in the Fall ceremony. 

The Fall 2021 Commencement Ceremony is a ticketed event and seating capacity is limited. Tickets are required for all guests to enter. Each graduate will receive three (3) guest tickets, which may be claimed on a first come first served basis at each main campus Cashier's Office, from November 4 through December 3, 2021.

The Hard Rock Live venue requires a ticket for everyone three (3) and older. Children two (2) and under may sit on a lap. Children ARE NOT permitted to sit with graduates. 

The Cashier's Office will serve only as a distribution location and has no control over ticket allotment. 

Each main campus has a bookstore where the cap and gown set can be purchased for $49.98. If you are an on-line or distance student, you can purchase your items by visiting:

Honors cords will only be available during Grad Fest. Grad Fest is a three day event that will take place at each main campus. During this event, you can also purchase your cap & gown, class ring, announcements, and more!

Honors cords ARE NOT provided at the graduation ceremony. 

Grad Fest Dates are as follows:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 - Central Campus Bookstore | 9 am - 6 pm
  • Wedesday, Dec. 1, 2021 - North Campus Bookstore | 9 am - 6 pm
  • Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021 - South Campus Bookstore | 9 am - 6 pm

Absolutely! Get creative and have fun! We encourage you to apply your self-expression to your cap! When you finish, make sure you share a photo using the hashtag: #BCProudGrad


Per college policy 6Hx2-5.31, students may only wear regalia approved by the college during the commencement ceremony. Approved items are: Academic Honors cords, PTK stoles, Honors College cords, and veteran medals. 


Eight (8) weeks after graduation. However, eligible grads will receive an electronic version of their degree via email on graduation day. 


Accommodations for the ceremony are made with Carlos Parra. Carlos can be reached at Any venue Broward College contracts with for the ceremony will be ADA compliant.

No. Broward College hosts two ceremonies a year. Summer grads are invited to participate in the fall ceremony. 

The Fall 2021 Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Hard Rock Live within the Seminole Hard Rock Casino. Parking in the garages is free and there are valet options as well. 

1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL 33314 

We urge everyone attending to adhere to the Covid-19 recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), which include getting vaccinated. Capacity will not be limited or include distanced seating. All attendees are strongly encouraged to adhere to the masks and large event recommendations of the CDC.


Wednesday, December 15, 2021 | 4:00 p.m.

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