Countdown to the Commencement Ceremony!

Friday, May 13, 2022: Technical and Academic begins at 10:00 am, Health Sciences begins at 2:00 pm


What you need to know!

Graduation Rehearsals will be Tuesday, April 26, 2022 @ 8:30 am for Academic and Technical graduates, Wednesday, April 27, 2022 @ 8:30 am for Health Science graduates

Graduation ceremony is scheduled for May 13, 2022
     Ceremony for Technical and Academic - 10:00 am
     Ceremony for Health Sciences - 2:00 pm


Tickets are not required for guests.

A graduation application should be submitted to signify that students want to walk at graduation.

Application deadlines are:

  • Fall - September 1
  • Spring - March 15
  • Summer - March 15

Wallace State has partnered with Barnes & Noble bookstore on campus for students to purchase their graduation regalia. Visit to place your order. The deadline to order caps and gowns is March 22. 

For those who do plan to participate in the graduation ceremony, graduation fees are as follows: 

  • $20.00 to participate in the graduation ceremony. You will receive one diploma cover at the ceremony, and your diploma will be mailed. If you have indicated on your graduation application that you plan to participate in the graduation ceremony in May, this $20.00 participation fee will be added to your student account.
  • $27.98 for cap/gown/tassel - to be ordered from Barnes & Noble
  • $16.98 for the Associate hood to be ordered from Barnes & Noble (order if you are receiving an Associate Degree)

If you do not wish to participate in the ceremony, you may have your diploma or certificate mailed for $5.00. If you do not participate in the ceremony and want to purchase a diploma cover, you may contact the Cashier's Office at 256-352-8141. Diploma covers are $10.00 each. 

You will receive an email from Mrs. Belinda Calvert once fees have been applied to your account. If you have any questions or want to make changes to your graduation application, please contact Mrs. Calvert via email at:

For updates and additional resources, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Graduation Information

Graduation Application

2022 Graduation Information Pamphlet

Cap and Gown Order Form

Design your Grad Week Template!

Photography Requests

Graduation Flower & T-shirt Orders 

All online orders will be available for pickup on site the day of the graduation. To retrieve your order, please stop by the booth located conveniently at the entrance to the graduation before the ceremony begins. A percentage of the sales will go toward student scholarships.

In order to further contribute to a safe and efficient environment for graduates, guests, and faculty, please take advantage of the online pre-order service. We will have a contact-free customer experience for guests who are simply picking up their pre-purchased and reserved product. 


Grad Flyer