Congratulations to you on satisfying the requirements for the prestigious award of the Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma/Associate Degree/Certificate from the Barbados Community College.

It is now time for us to celebrate together with your family at the annual Graduation Ceremony to commemorate your wonderful achievement.  You are allowed to bring a maximum of eight (8) guests.  No tickets are required for your guests to attend the ceremony.

Date: Saturday, November 11th, 2023

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Venue: Garfield Sobers Sports Complex

Please be aware that you will be required to be at the Complex by 3:00 p.m. so that the necessary processional and seating arrangements can be made.

Graduation Attire

Graduands are required to wear ceremonial attire consisting of the Barbados Community College’s gown and cape/hood.  Underneath the gown, ladies should wear a white or off-white dress while gentleman should wear a white shirt and a dark coloured pants OR a dark coloured suit with a white inside shirt. 

Rental of Graduation Attire

Gowns can only be rented from Barbados Community College.  All payments should be made directly to the Accounts Department.

Graduation Fee: $340.00

Registration Period: September 27th, 2023 – October 13th, 2023

Gown Collection & Payment Period: October 23rd, 2023 – October 27th, 2023

Collection Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Graduation Protocol

Please Note: Persons are asked to remain seated throughout the Graduation Ceremony unless there is an emergency.  Anyone leaving will not be permitted to re-enter.

Returns & Refunds

Gowns and Capes/Hoods must be returned no later than Friday, November 17th, 2023.  A cash refund of $40.00 will be issued once all the items have been returned to the College free of damage.

No refunds will be issued after November 17th, 2023.

Collecting your Certificate

All certificates should be collected from December 4th, 2023 from the following locations: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and Associate Degree - Student Affairs Office 
  • Diplomas and BCC Certificates - Registrar’s Office

Registration (Extended)

Kindly click the link below to register if you wish to attend the 2023 Graduation Ceremony at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium. Please note that registration ends on October 16, 2023.


Photography services for Graduation 2023 will be provided exclusively by Xquizitphotos. Click the link to register for photography services The photographer and his team will be on hand during the week of payment/collection to facilitate registration or answer any related questions.

Graduands can also click on this link to register and order online. Payments can also be made online. 


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