Graduation Procedures

About the Ceremony

Class of 2022 Commencement Ceremony 

Commencement will be held the evening of Friday, May 13, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at BG Products Veterans Sports Complex located on Haverhill Road just north of the El Dorado Campus. Please plan to arrive at the stadium no later than 6:15 PM.

Butler Community College Commencement at BG Products Veterans Sports Complex offers a beautiful setting allowing for the greatest number of attendees and will be held rain or shine. However, in the event of severe weather, the ceremony may be postponed until 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 14, 2022 at BG Products Veterans Sports Complex. A decision to postpone the Friday evening ceremony will be made by 8:00 a.m. on Friday, May 13th, 2022. 
If the severe weather threat continues Saturday morning, any decision to delay the start time on Saturday or cancel the ceremony will be made by 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 14th. 

Commencement exercises will be streamed live on the Butler Community College YouTube channel.

Information about changes to Commencement activities or schedules will be announced on the website at, on Butler’s Facebook and Twitter pages and a message will be sent to all graduates via text through the GrizzlySafe app and through email to graduates using their butler email addresses.

Special Accommodations

Anyone needing special accommodations for graduation should contact Teressa Eastman in Disability Services at 316.733.3166.

Cap and Gown Information

A voucher to pick up your cap and gown was emailed to you in April. Caps and gowns are available for pick-up at the bookstores in Andover or El Dorado prior to Book Buy Back. You must have your voucher with you to pick up your cap and gown. If you have questions or have not received a voucher after completing the form, please contact the Registrar office at 316.322.3123 or 316.218.6234.

Invitations & Announcements

Invitations are available through the Bookstore. For ordering information, please call 316.733.3197 or 316.322.3197.