Are you graduating from Galveston College during the 2021 Galveston College Commencement ceremony on May 14?

The deadline to register for graduation is Friday, March 26, at 5 p.m. on the Whitecaps student portal.

There will be complimentary professional photo sessions for the virtual ceremony next week for all Galveston College graduating students. No appointments are necessary.

The schedule is as follows:

  • Tuesday, March 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Northen Center Atrium, Main Campus
  • Wednesday, March 31, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Building 3, Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center
  • Thursday, April 1, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Northen Center Atrium, Main Campus


Students may bring their Galveston College caps, gowns and tassels or wear what they prefer to wear for their graduation photo.

A cap, gown and tassel will be provided for students to wear for the photo opportunity for those who do not have one.

Students who attend a photo session may sign up to receive a free graduation T-shirt.

Please confirm attendance at a photo session with Andrea Wiste in the Admissions office at