Blue Ridge Community College young woman in cap and gown stands with man and woman; all smiling

Commencement is one of our most cherished traditions, one that marks a major milestone for you, your family, and the College faculty and staff who have supported your journey at Blue Ridge Community College.

We are pleased to announce that, for those graduates who completed the RSVP form, Blue Ridge Community College will host an in-person commencement ceremony for the Class of 2021 in the Blue Ridge Conference Hall on the Henderson County Campus on Friday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m.


Friday, December 17, 2021, 6 p.m. (one ceremony)

Guest Tickets

Graduates who completed the requested RSVP may pick up their guest tickets in person. Guests will be required to have their ticket with them to enter the ceremony.

Guest Ticket Pick-up Times
Monday, December 6 through Monday, December 15, 2021
8:00a.m.-5:00p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m. on Fridays
If tickets need to be picked up after 5:00p.m., please contact the Registrar’s Office to arrange the pick-up with our Front Desk:

(828) 694-1809

Graduates who live in Henderson County can pick up their tickets at the Henderson County Campus, 130 Eagles Reach Drive, Flat Rock, NC, Sink Building, Registrar’s Office

Graduates who live in Transylvania County can pick up their tickets at the Transylvania County Campus, 45 Oak Park Drive, Flat Rock, NC, Straus Building, Student Welcome Center

Graduates who live in counties other than Henderson or Transylvania can pick up their tickets at the Henderson County Campus, 130 Eagles Reach Drive, Flat Rock, NC, Sink Building, Registrar’s Office

Contact the Registrar’s Office if you have questions about ticket pick up.

Caps and gowns for the Blue Ridge Community College commencement ceremony can be purchased in the college bookstore. To borrow a cap and gown, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis, please visit the Registrar’s Office on the Henderson County campus.

Masks are optional at the graduation ceremony. This requirement may change so graduates and visitors are encouraged to check this page for current requirements before arriving at the ceremony.

Parking: Use 130 Eagles Reach Drive, Flat Rock, NC in your navigation device to navigate the parking areas graduates and guests.

  • Graduate parking is available in Parking Lot F in front of the Sink Building.
  • Handicap parking will be available in the first two rows of Lot D at the TEDC Building.
  • Guest parking will be in Lot C above the Henderson Building.
  • Overflow parking is in Lot G near the Innovative High School.
  • Directions & Map to HCC
  • Campus Map of HCC

Be sure to check back in the coming week for a video to learn how things will flow before, during, and after the ceremony.

Arrival: Graduates are expected to arrive on the Second Floor of the TEDC Building by no later than 5:15p.m. on December 17.

Dress for success! Graduates should have cap, gown, and tassel on and ready!

Guests may enter the Conference Hall at the TEDC Building at 4:30p.m. on December 17. Tickets are required to enter the Conference Hall and are required for guests ages two (2) and up.

After the Ceremony: Once the ceremony is over, all graduates and guests will exit the TEDC Conference Hall. This path will be marked, and College staff will provide assistance so that everyone can follow this safe exit path.

Photo opportunities will be strategically placed in the Pre-Event space of the Conference Hall closest to the pond.

All credentials will be mailed to the address graduates provided on their Application for Graduation. Please note if a student decides not to participate in a graduation ceremony, it does not impact the student’s status as a Blue Ridge Community College graduate.

If you have any questions, please contact us via email at

We look forward to coming together in December to honor and celebrate your accomplishments.


Registrar’s Office
Sink Building Room 121
(828) 694-1809