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Heartland Community College

Cap & Gown

All students must apply for graduation before ordering cap and gown. 

Cap and Gowns are only ordered for those students who identify that they would like to participate in the in-person commencement event

To order your cap and gown, make sure to complete the Commencement particpation activity guide assigned to you in your student center. 

All students participating in Commencement will be recieving a free cap, gown, and tassle to wear at the ceremony. Cap and gown distribution will begin the week of commencemnt.


Special Honors

Certain groups provide extra regalia to acknowledge students who have participated in their programs. Special regalia is typically provided for:

  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Honors
  • Phi Beta Lambda
  • Alpha Delta Nu
  • Athlete
  • Esports Athlete
  • Study Abroad
  • Student Government Association (SGA)
  • Heartland Activities Committee (HAC)
  • Student Leaders in Community Engagement (SLiCE)
  • Black Student Union (BSU)
  • Association of Latinx American Students (ALAS)
  • Student Veteran
  • HALO
  • HSE Honors
Learn more about special honors for graduates

Contact Us


Records Office
CCB 1600
Phone: 309-268-8071

Commencement Ceremony

Student Engagement Office
SCB 1606
Phone: 309-268-8026