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2024 Graduation Events, Dates, Times and Locations

- Valley Campus
May 9, 2024
11:00am ASU's Plachy Hall
- Trinidad Campus
May 10, 2024
11:00am The Pit


    Images and video recaps!
  • Nurse Pinning
    • Valley Campus - Thursday, May 9, 2024
      8:30am - Location TBD
    • Trinidad Campus - Friday, May 10, 2024
      8:30am - Massari Theatre
  • PTK Induction
    • Trinidad Campus - Late March
    • Valley Campus - Mid/Late March
  • Retirement/Years of Service & Student Achievement & Athletic Awards
    • Valley Campus - Wednesday, April 24, 2024
      5:30pm - Adams State University
  • Student Achievement & Athletic Awards
    • Trinidad Campus - Wednesday, May 1, 2024
      5:30pm - Scott Gymnasium
  • Rocky Mountain Line Tech
    • Colorado Springs - Friday, April 26, 2024
      Time TBD - Pinello Ranch Complex
  • Adult Education
    • Trinidad Campus - Tuesday, May 14, 2024
      6:00pm - Massari Theatre
    • Valley Campus - Thursday, May 16, 2024
      6:00pm - Location TBD
  • Law Enforcement Academy
    • Valley Campus - Friday, May 17, 2024
      10:00am - Richardson Hall, ASU Campus

Graduation Checklist

  1. Degree Check
    - Available online through your Student Portal link.
    Staff is available in the Student Success Center (Trinidad Campus) or the Welcome 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.
    - or, click this online link in order to submit completely online!
    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 College Educational Foundation. For more information contact: Linda Perry at 719-846-5649