Southwest postpones Spring 2020 Commencement

By Diana Fedinec
March 18, 2020

The Office of Student Affairs has announced the postponement of Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Spring 2020 Commencement, originally scheduled for Saturday, May 2, 2020, at the FedEx Forum, to comply with the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s safety guidelines for the Novel Coronavirus pandemic.

The College deeply regrets the postponement. As with many institutions across the nation, the decision did not come lightly.  The College is fully aware of the importance of this milestone celebration in the lives of its students. Of utmost importance is the health and safety of students, faculty and staff.

Alternate plans are currently being discussed and will be announced when they are finalized. In the interim, the graduation application deadline for Spring is April 1, 2020. Students should click on graduation application to submit their application online. If students are unable to access the online application, they should contact

The College looks forward to celebrating the accomplishments of its 2020 graduates in the future.

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