2018 Graduation Dates, Times and Locations

PTK Honors - Trinidad Campus Tuesday March 27 7:00 PM Pioneer Room
PTK Honors - Valley Campus TBD TBD TBD TBD
Athletic Banquet Wednesday April 25 6:00 PM Pioneer Room
Rocky Mountain Line Tech Friday April 27 1:00 PM Colorado Springs
Student Achievement Dinner - Valley Thursday May 3 6:00 PM ASU Plachy Hall
Department of Corrections Friday May 4 10:00 AM Department of Corrections
Student Achievement Dinner - Trinidad Friday May 4 6:00 PM Scott Gym
Graduate Nurse Pinning Ceremony - Trinidad Thursday May 10 1:00 PM Massari
Graduate Nurse Pinning Ceremony - Valley Thursday May 10 6:00 PM Alamosa High School
Commencement - Trinidad Campus Friday May 11 10:00 AM The Pit
Commencement - Valley Campus Friday May 11 6:00 PM ASU Plachy Hall
ABE/GED - Trinidad Campus Thursday May 17 7:00 PM Massari Theater
CLETA - Valley Campus Friday May 18 10:00 AM ASU Student Union
ABE/GED - Valley Campus Thursday May 24 6:00 PM ASU Leon Auditorium

Graduation Checklist

  1. Degree Check
    - Available online through your Student Portal link.
    Staff is available in the Student Success Center (Trinidad Campus) or the Learning Center (Valley Campus) to help you with the program.
  2. Graduation Application
    - Complete the Application for Graduation, print it, and bring it to your advisor.
    All graduates from Summer, Fall and Spring who request a cap & gown will receive a letter of invitation to the Commencement/Graduation Ceremony with details by the end of the third week of April.
  3. Financial Aid Exit
    - Student loan borrowers only -
    - Complete the Required Exit Counseling online at
  4. Annual Commencement
    - Held each May; participants of the Commencement Ceremony are graduates of the preceding Summer and Fall terms, or expected graduates for the current Spring term each year.
    Commencement Information
  5. Diplomas and Certificates
    - Once requirements are met, diplomas and certificates are mailed to the current address on record within 8 weeks following each term.
  6. Career Center
    - Learn how to do an effective job search that will get you started on the right track. Contact Career Services staff in the Learning Center or Success Center on your campus.
  7. Alumni Association
    - Consider joining the Trinidad State Junior College Educational Foundation. For more information contact: Linda Perry at 719-846-5649