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HCC Graduation Recognition Ceremony

Program Description

The Hispanic Cultural Center's Graduation Recognition Ceremony started as a small celebration organized by the Austin Peay Hispanic Alumni Chapter.  Today,  the program has expanded to recognize students and their parents, family, and significant others who have contributed to student's success at APSU. The HCC Graduation Recognition ceremony aims to celebrate students' personal success and academic achievement in the spirit and the tradition of Hispanic culture.

Important Fall 2013 Program Dates

Deadline to apply to graduate (university-wide)September 13, 2013
See pictures, stole, and sample invitation at Grad FinaleOctober 7, 2013 - 2-6pm & October 8, 2013 - 10am-2pm
Deadline to register for HCC Graduation Recognition CeremonyNovember 11, 2013
PracticeDecember 5, 2013 (Drop in at MUC 213 between 2-4pm)
HCC Graduation Recognition CeremonyDecember 9, 2013 6:30pm at MUC Ballroom BC

Important Spring 2014 Program Dates

Deadline to apply to graduate (university-wide)February 7, 2014
Grad FinaleMarch 3, 2014 - 2-6pm & March 4, 2014 - 10am-2pm
HCC Senior Series: Senior Breakfast

Pre-register by: March 17 - 4:30pm

March 21, 2014 - 8-10am (Drop-In)

HCC Senior Series: Graduation BlowoutApril 4, 2014 - 8-10am (Drop-In)
Pre-register for the HCC Graduation Recognition Ceremony by:March 31, 2014 - 4:30pm
HCC Graduation Recognition CeremonyApril 11, 2014 - 7pm


Students eligible to participate:

a) Non-Hispanic students who are actively involved in the HCC which is tracked by attendance at HCC events OR

b) Spanish majors and minors OR

c) Hispanic students at APSU OR

d) Latin American Studies Minor

After you complete this registration form, you will receive additional information about the HCC graduation recognition ceremony. In order to guarantee your place in the graduation recognition ceremony, we need you to fill out the registration form.


  • Stole for pre-registered students
  • Invite 3 guests for a graduation recognition ceremony which includes light reception
  • Celebrate your academic achievement in this special ceremony
  • Are you on track to graduate? Click here to see how to do a Degree Evaluation.
  • Find out more about your Senior Exit Exam by clicking here.
  • Are your family and friends not able to join you?  Click here to find out how you can have them see a live webcast of the graduation.

Registration Form

If your friends and family cannot attend, please invite a faculty or staff member that has been a mentor and/or greatest supporter.