Graduation 2020-2021

Congratulations on approaching the required number of credits and the necessary GPA to graduate for a degree or certificate. Please check this page regularly for graduation updates, including venue information. All graduates are invited to walk in Gateway Community College's Commencement Ceremony, held in May.

Gateway Community College 29th Commencement

The college will hold its commencement at the Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater located at 500 Broad Street in Bridgeport.  The ceremony will begin on May 27th promptly at 4:00 p.m.  Guests will only be allowed into the Amphitheater between 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. 


RSVP FORM for 2020 & 2021 graduates



The Grad Guide is for important information such as ordering your cap and gown, guest tickets, special accommodations.


Coming soon! Check back regularly for updates.



Attend a Graduation Fair and be ready for the Big Day!  Get your tickets, cap & gown, graduation name card, etc.


Dates coming soon! Check back regularly for updates.



Due to social distancing protocols every graduate will be given two guest tickets. The graduation will be live streamed so that additional guests will be able view from their homes.  We will not know if we have any extra tickets until after May 5th. Tickets will need to be picked up by the graduates at the schedule Graduation Fair and scheduled times at the college.



Graduates, family, and friends unable to attend the in-person ceremony, can celebrate from afar! Grab the family together, make some popcorn, and watch the entire event live streamed from GCC’s official social media channels.



To be considered a degree/certificate candidate, students must fill out the graduation application by the specified deadlines. Due to time constraints, NO EXCEPTIONS to these deadlines will be made.

Spring 2021 graduates Application deadline is March 26, 2021
Summer 2021 graduates Application deadline is June 11, 2021



To order a lost diploma, complete the REQUEST FOR A REPLACEMENT DIPLOMA and return to the Bursar’s Office at Gateway. If you cannot come in person, email the form to Once the form is signed by the student and Bursar, please bring it to the Registrar’s Office in room N-214.