Graduation Fees & Supplies
Question 1: Graduation Fee
$20 per Intent to Graduate Application. A separate form must be submitted for each degree.
Question 2: Late Fee
A one-time $20 late fee is assessed to applicants who submit after the published deadline of the term in which they apply to graduate. The deadline for Fall Commencement 2016 is Thursday, October 20, 2016.
Question 3: Caps, Gowns & Announcements
Graduates are required to wear an Eastern Florida State College blue or green cap & gown, which includes a commemorative blue & green EFSC tassel. EFSC’s four campus bookstores are your source to purchase your cap & gown, tassel and graduation announcements. Robes are green for graduates receiving a bachelor's degree and blue for all others. You can view the Commencement Ceremony Information PDF for details on preparing for the ceremony and the logistics on graduation day.
Online ordering through the campus bookstore website for Fall Commencement 2016 is available through Oct. 28, with free delivery to the store on your campus.
The bookstore offers discounted announcement packages plus EFSC class rings with online ordering for those available and you can visit a campus bookstore to see samples.
Once the deadline for online ordering passes, you can purchase your regalia by visiting a campus bookstore right up until the commencement ceremony each term. The online ordering deadline for Fall Commencement 2016 is Friday, Oct. 28.
To purchase as part of the bulk order at your campus bookstore, stop in the store. Your supplies can then be picked up once they arrive. Click for Bookstore locations on each campus.
Question 4: Duplicate/Replacement Diploma
To request a duplicate or replacement diploma, submit a Request for Duplicate or Replacement Diploma form and pay the $20 nonrefundable fee for each duplicate or replacement diploma. You may submit the form in person to any campus admissions office, by fax to the Office of the Registrar, or by mail. Allow 4-6 weeks for delivery upon submission of the form.
To request a duplicate or replacement diploma:
In Person: Submit the completed form with payment to any campus cashier office
Fax: Make payment over the phone with the cashier and then fax the form to the Office of the Registrar at 321-433-7172. Cashier Phone: 321-433-7615
Mail: Send the completed form with payment to:
Office of the Registrar
Eastern Florida State College
1519 Clearlake Road
Cocoa FL 32922
As of July 1, 2013 all replacement diplomas requested are printed as an Eastern Florida State College diploma. Replacement diplomas for degrees originally conferred before the name change from BCC to EFSC include the statement: “Degree granted by Brevard Community College. This institution officially became Eastern Florida State College on July 1, 2013.”
All duplicate and replacement diplomas will be stamped: “Issued as Duplicate of Original Diploma.”
Question 5: Re-Application Fee
Students who do not complete all graduation requirements in the term during which they initially applied must submit a new Intent to Graduate application and pay the $20 processing fee in the term that the requirements are completed. Applications must be submitted by the published deadline date.
Eastern Florida's four campus bookstores are your source to purchase your cap & gown, blue & green tassel and graduation announcements. Specially priced announcement and class ring packages for Fall Commencement 2016 can be viewed and ordered online through Oct. 28. See Question #3 in this section for more details and information on graduation supplies.