Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremonies

South Plains College will hold its annual commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 11, 2018, in the Texan Dome.

The two ceremonies will be held during the following times: 


Morning Ceremony at 9:30 a.m.


  • Associates of Arts



  • Associate Degree Nursing
  • Vocational Nursing


TECHNICAL EDUCATION (Associates of Applied Science and Certificates)

  • Commercial Music
  • Design Communications
  • Cosmetology
  • Electrical & Power Transmission Technology
  • Fire Technology
  • Law Enforcement Technology
  • Sound Technology
  • Video Production Technology
  • Welding Technology


Afternoon Ceremony at 1:00 p.m.


  • Associates of Science
  • Associates of Arts in Teaching


HEALTH OCCUPATIONS (Associates of Applied Science and Certificates)

  • Applied Rehabilitation Psychology
  • Child Development
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Care
  • Surgical Technology


TECHNICAL EDUCATION (Associates of Applied Science and Certificates)

  • Accounting Associate
  • Automotive Collision Repair
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business
  • Computer Aided Drafting & Design
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Diesel Service Technology
  • Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
  • Industrial Manufacturing/Emerging Technologies
  • Office Technology
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Real Estate



  • All Majors


Photographs and Videos

The Radio, Television and Film Program will video record the entire commencement ceremony.  You may order a DVD as a keepsake of the ceremony for $15.00.  Orders for the video will be taken in the west side ticket booth located in the foyer of the Texan Dome.  Videos are mailed on May 31st.

A professional photographer will take a photograph of each graduate as they are recognized on the platform.  The photography company will mail information to all graduates regarding photograph orders sometime after the ceremony.  Additional information on how to order photographs may be obtained at the east side ticket booth located in the foyer of the Texan Dome.  Please note, while family and friends are welcome to take pictures during the ceremony, only graduates will be allowed on the Dome floor during the ceremony.  However, pictures may be taken after the ceremony.


Additional Information

Baby strollers are not allowed in the Texan Dome.

Loud sounding noise makers are prohibited in the Texan Dome.