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77th Commencement Exercises

Monday, December 18, at 5 p.m.

Fall Commencement 2023

The in-person commencement ceremony will be held at Chartway Arena, 4320 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA.

  • Parking is available in the garages located at the corner of 43rd Street and Hampton Boulevard.
  • Designated handicapped parking is on the first floor of the 43rd Street parking garage and the second floor of the 45th Street parking garage.
  • There is also a drop-off location on 45th Street.

Leave your purse and any other valuables with family or friends. Guests and children are not permitted in the graduate assembly area or the arena floor at any time. Admission is open to all; TCC doesn’t issue tickets. The ceremony will last approximately 2 hours.

Participate in Commencement:

Graduates, the steps to participate in Commencement are easy: 

  • Apply for Graduation by November 1
    • Log into myTCC
    • Select SIS (Student Information System)
    • Click Student Center
    • Click Apply for Graduation
    • If you need further assistance, please see an advisor or email

RSVP for Commencement

Graduation keepsakes, announcements, regalia, and a graduation memorabilia are available from our partners.

TCC Bookstores:

Balfour (custom announcements):

Oakhall (regalia):

Custom t-shirt with list of graduates and gifts:

Celebrate together! Share graduation photos and messages to the Class of 2023 on social media with the hashtag #TCCGrad23

Family, friends and community supporters, share your message with the Class of 2023 though TCC social. Search Tidewater Community College in the Gifs search bar to add TCC Grad to your stories. Tag @tccva and we will share on the College’s social media pages.

Welcome to the TCC Alumni Community!

We know how much hard work and effort you’ve invested into this accomplishment. You have a wonderful future ahead, and we want to remain a part of your story. As a member of the TCC Alumni Community, you will have countless opportunities to enjoy great events and help future TCC alums. We invite you to become a PROUD member of the TCC Alumni Community and submit your personal email for invites to future alumni gatherings, both virtual and in-person. We can’t wait to hear from you!