Graduation and Commencement

Congratulations 2022 Angelina College Graduates

Commencement Location:

The Commencement Ceremonies will be held in the AC Activity Center, also known as Shand’s Gymnasium  (click for Google Map link) or see the campus map marked AC.

**Students should arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony.**


Commencement Dates and Times: 

Saturday, May 14th at 10 am: Arts & Education and Health Careers

Saturday, May 14th at 2 pm: Business & Technology and Science & Mathematics

                        Angelina College majors and schools


Commencement Tickets: 

Each graduate will be issued 5 tickets for their guests. These tickets are available for pickup in the AC Bookstore. Within this envelope, you will find instructions for the graduation and a photo order form if you are interested in purchasing pictures. 

Graduation tickets may be picked up beginning March 21st in the bookstore. 

Children ages 5 and older will require a ticket. 

Commencement Pictures: 

Graduates have the opportunity to order professional photographs! 
Candids will be taken (as you receive your diploma), and portraits will be taken after you exit the stage. 
Pre-Order your commencement portraits and SAVE!  www.kelliegann.com/ac-commencement



Commencement Regalia:

All Commencement participants can purchase regalia at the Angelina College bookstore. Students are encouraged to purchase regalia early in order to obtain proper sizes and colors. 

Online ordering is available here: herff.ly/angelina

  • 2022 Regalia Ordering Deadlines
    • All Standard Regalia Orders (regular shipping) – April 15, 2022
    • All Standard Regalia Orders (rush shipping) – April 22, 2022
  1. Gown – All graduates wear black gowns
  2. Cap – Graduates wear a mortarboard and tassel. 
  3. Tassel – Attaches to the cap. Commonly worn on the right before the student receives their degree and moved to the left after it’s presented.
  4. Stole – Resembles a man’s oversized necktie with two wide ends and is worn draped around the neck to hang down the front. Angelina College stoles are embroidered with the Angelina College Logo and are blue.


Regalia Costs:

Cap, Gown, tassel and stole: $84.98

Cap, Gown and tassel:$47.98




Check here for a link to the digital commencement program for guests on Friday before Commencement.

Please be seated where possible to prevent obstructing walkways and exits.

Cell phones must be put on silent during the ceremony.



Diplomas are mailed to the address provided by you on your graduation application and typically arrives within 7-10 days after the end of the term (Spring graduates) or the first week of Spring term (Fall graduates).

If you haven’t completed the graduation application, click here and log in to the myAC Portal to do so.


Official Transcripts are available within 48 hours of the end of the semester.

You can request to have your transcripts sent to transfer institutions before grades are posted and they will be delivered once the term is over.

Click here to request your official transcript.

Click here for instructions on how to view your unofficial transcript at any time.

2022 Commencement Ceremony

Frequently Asked Questions

Are tickets required for Commencement this year?

Yes, tickets will be required. Each student will receive 5 tickets for guests.

Can I purchase regalia on campus when I arrive for Commencement?

Unfortunately, no. We encourage you to please purchase regalia online or in store at the Angelina College Bookstore before the day of Commencement.

How do I order regalia?

You may purchase your regalia at the Angelina College bookstore or by clicking on the link under the regalia section of the graduation page.

Regalia should be ordered prior to April 15th to insure it will be delivered in time for graduation.

Please note the following regalia online order deadlines:

March 4th – Custom Doctoral regalia order deadline

April 1st – All other regalia order deadline (with normal shipping)

April 8th – All other regalia order deadline (with rushed shipping)

What do I need to do to participate in Commenecement?

Students will first need to apply to graduate on the AC portal, under the students tab click student forms.

After students have been accepted to graduate, students will need to RSVP by clicking the orange link at the top of the page.

How can I RSVP for Commencement?

You can RSVP to attend and walk at the 2022 Commencement Ceremony by clicking the orange link at the top of the page.

Please note: the RSVP deadline is April 15th, 2022. Please contact Commencement@angelina.edu with any questions.

Where is Commencement happening?

Graduation will be held in the Angelina College Activity Center, also known as Shand’s Gymnasium. 

How do I know which school I am graduating from?

You can find a list of majors and schools in the College Catalog starting on page 109, or by click the link provided under Graduation Time and Date at the top of the page.

Can I get more than 5 tickets?

In order to promote a safe and secure environment, each student is only allotted 5 tickets. Each student will receive 5 tickets and can give their extra tickets to classmates if they do not have 5 guests of their own.

Will my child need a ticket?

Children ages 5 and older will need a ticket.
If your child is 4 or younger, he or she will not need a ticket to attend.