A group of graduates poses for a photo following commencement

Ceremony Information

Congratulations, graduates! See below for ceremony details and additional activities.

Check out Barton's respective campus Facebook pages or YouTube for live-streaming of the events! Links are below.

    Barton County Campus Graduation Ceremony (Great Bend)
    Barton County Campus Graduation Ceremony (Great Bend)

    Barton County Campus Graduation Ceremony
    May 10, 2024
    Gymnasium - Barton County Campus - Great Bend
    7 p.m.
    2024 Barton County Campus Commencement Program

    View the live stream of the ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. on Barton's YouTube and Facebook pages.

    Barton County Campus Graduation Day Schedule

    10 a.m. - MLT Pinning Ceremony, Shafer Art Gallery (Fine Arts Building, F-157)
    2:30 p.m. - Nursing Pinning Ceremony and Reception, Fine Arts Auditorium
    7 p.m. - 54th Annual Commencement, Barton Gymnasium

    Fort Riley Campus Graduation Ceremony
    Fort Riley Campus Graduation Ceremony

    Fort Riley Campus Graduation Ceremony – Thursday, May 16, 2024, 1:00 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn (410 S. 3rd St) in Manhattan, KS. Contact Megan Chambers via phone (785) 784-6606, ext. 709 or via email at chambersm@bartonccc.edu if you would like to participate or have additional questions.

    View the live stream of the ceremony beginning at 1:00 pm on Barton's YouTube and Facebook pages.

    Fort Leavenworth Graduation Ceremony
    Fort Leavenworth Graduation Ceremony

    Fort Leavenworth Graduation Ceremony - Scheduled for Wednesday, June 5th, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. in the Lewis and Clark Auditorium at the Command General Staff College (CGSC, 100 Stimson Ave, Fort Leavenworth, Ks). Contact Megan Chambers via phone (785) 784-6606, ext. 709 or via email: chambersm@bartonccc.edu if you would like to participate or have additional questions.

    View the live stream of the ceremony beginning at 3 p.m. on Barton's Facebook page.

    Barton County Campus Graduation Activities (Great Bend)
    Barton County Campus Graduation Activities (Great Bend)

    Barton County Campus Graduation Activities (Great Bend)

    Medical Laboratory Technology Pinning  Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technician graduates are recognized for their achievement of eligibility to sit for the national certification exam and are awarded a Medical Lab Technician pin. Pinning will be held, May 10 at 10 a.m. in the Chapel (Fine Arts Building) followed by a reception. Please contact Karen Gunther at guntherka@bartonccc.edu for more information.
     

    Nurse Pinning – Friday, May 10, 2:30 p.m., Auditorium (Fine Arts Building). Please contact Renae Skelton at (620) 792-9357 for more information.

     

    Barton County Campus Ceremony Information
    Barton County Campus Ceremony Information

    Barton County Campus Ceremony Information

    Pre-Ceremony Instructions

    • Cap/Gowns: May be picked up beginning April 16th - April 26th in the upper level of the Kirkman Building in the Enrollment Services Office from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
    • Phi Theta: Members should pick up sashes from Kurt Konda. Contact: kondak@bartonccc.edu
    • Graduation Announcements: Available for purchase online only at www.cbgrad.balfour.com
    • Disability Seating will be on a first come, first served basis.

    Graduation Night Instructions

    Check-in information:

    • Check in - lower level of Kirkman Building, 5:30 pm - Please do not bring any unnecessary items, i.e., purses, coats, etc.
    • Prior to entering gym, you will be lining up by degree - College employees will assist with this task.

    Graduation Procedure

    • Processional - Order of March - stage group, graduates, and faculty
    • Stand in front of chair and remain standing for Invocation and National Anthem - Men take off your caps during. You may sit after both have been completed.
    • Vice President of Instruction will present the class and confer degrees.
    • No photos allowed on the floor during the ceremony. Barton's Public Relations Department will take individual photos and they will be available to print free of charge.

    Reminders

    • Honors and Highest Honors: Based upon cumulative GPA through the fall semester and if you transferred hours to Barton, those hours have been calculated into your GPA. Your final GPA and graduation status is contingent upon successful completion of your spring semester courses. The final results will post on your diploma and transcript. If you have received academic clemency for any grade, you are not eligible for honors.  Students awarded certificates are not eligible for honors.

    Honors = 3.5 to 3.69 GPA Highest = 3.7 to 4.0 GPA

    Important: Participation in the ceremony is not a guarantee that you have graduated. You must complete all graduation requirements to be awarded your degree.

    Post-Ceremony Information
    Post-Ceremony Information

    Post-Ceremony Information

    • Barton has partnered with Parchment to give you permanent access to a high-resolution digital copy of your diploma. Students will receive a text or email when your digital credential is available. A printed diploma is also being sent to the address you listed on your graduation application.  Create or login to your Parchment account to trace delivery progress of your diploma. Please allow 15-20 business days to receive your printed diploma.  If you would like the mailed diploma sent out of the country, contact Enrollment Services to receive additional cost information.

    • Transcripts: Are not sent automatically, please request your transcript from the Request Transcript page. To ensure your transcript indicates degree comments, select "awaiting degree" on the request.  Find more information on the Transcript Request page.