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2015 Commencement Information

The Commencement Ceremony for Somerset Community College is scheduled for Friday, May 8, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset, Kentucky. You should plan to arrive that evening at 6:45 p.m. in preparation for the ceremony. The Center for Rural Development is located across from the Somerset Campus at traffic light #15 off of South Highway 27. The rehearsal will begin at 11:00 a.m. on May 8, 2015 in the Exhibition Hall of the Center for Rural Development. You need to be present at rehearsal which will last approximately two hours.

The deadline for measuring for your cap and gown is getting close!! If you have not measured for your cap and gown please check with your local bookstore for ordering. You may also visit for more information and ordering instructions.

Due to limited seating each graduate that has sent in their postcard indicating they will be participating in the Commencement Ceremony will be allotted a limited number of guest tickets. More information regarding the tickets will be sent to all participants at a later date. Guest with tickets will be seated on a first come first serve basis; however, tickets will not guarantee that you will be seated together. Guests with tickets will be seated in the Exhibition Hall to view the live Commencement Ceremony. Guests without tickets will be directed to The Center Theater to view the ceremony from a large screen.