Commencement at Terra State is the culmination of the hard work and tireless effort put in by our students to achieve their goal of a certificate or diploma. Terra State graduates students Summer, Fall, and Spring semesters. Below are the steps needed to be completed to participate in Commencement and other pertinent information for graduation.

Fall diplomas/certificates will be available for pickup January 17th through January 31st.

The 2023-2024 Commencement
is May 10, 2024 - 7:00 p.m.


2023 54th Commencement Video

Terra State Community College Commencement 2023

Students at Commencement
Students at Commencement
Students at Commencement
Students at Commencement
Students at Commencement

Preparing to Graduate

Other Important Information Regarding Commencement & Graduation

Please make certain that you have your tuition paid in full and all library materials returned by the end of the term you are earning your degree/certificate. Failure to complete either of these will result in a financial hold. Students on a financial hold will not receive a diploma, transcript, etc. until all balances are paid in full.

Federal law requires Financial Aid Loan Exit Counseling. You must complete this online at Please contact the Financial Aid office at 419.559.2344 if you have questions.