Comm Details

Commencement Details

2022 Commencement Ceremonies

Date: Friday, May 12, 2023  

Time:  6:00pm
Place: Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
          1826 W McDowell Rd 
          Phoenix, Az 85007

Degrees and Certificates

  • Degrees/certificates for your earned degree will be mailed to your address on record. You will want to make sure your address information is updated on your student record. 
  • Note that it will take between 8-10 weeks after your final grades are posted for your application to be fully processed. 
  • If you participate in the in-person commencement ceremony, you will receive your hardcover at commencement. 
  • If you did not participate in PC's commencement ceremony, the cost is $5 per cover. Email to make a request. 
  • All financial obligations to PC must be cleared before we can release your degree/certificate and/or official transcripts. 

Honor Cords/Stoles

Distinction Cords

Degree seeking students may receive a distinction cord which is based on the grade point average at the end of the previous fall semester. There will be no spring semester grades taken into consideration for your graduating GPA. If your GPA is 3.5 or above, you will receive a free gold cord when you check in for the commencement ceremony.


If you are a veteran and would like to wear the Veteran's commencement stole, please contact Veterans Services at 602.285.7342 or

Cultural Stoles

You may attend a cultural convocation and receive a cultural stole. RSVP

Honors Program

If you are receiving honor’s designations from the Honors Program, contact the coordinator of this program directly at  This designation is not handled through Admissions, Records & Registration. 

Phi Theta Kappa

If you are planning on ordering regalia for your graduation, please go to and click "login" in the upper right corner.You can then follow the instructions for entering your Phi Theta Kappa membership number and school information (you should have received your PTK membership card in the mail). Once you have successfully entered the information, you'll be able to order your graduation regalia. You may choose to order the cords, the stole, or both. PTK regalia MUST be ordered prior to commencement in order to receive it on time. 

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