Chancellor to deliver Chipola commencement address

Chipola College will celebrate graduation this year with an in-person commencement ceremony, Thursday, May 6, at 7 p.m., in the Prough Center for the Arts.

Only graduating students who sign up for commencement will attend.  Chipola trustees, administrators and faculty also will attend. Family and friends are invited to watch the live webcast as well as a video recording with a link available at:

Henry Mack, Chancellor for Career, Technical and Adult Education in the Florida College System, will deliver the commencement address.

The ceremony will include the traditional student processional with faculty marshals, presentation of candidates and conferring of degrees.  A professional will photograph each graduate as they cross the stage in cap and gown with their diploma.

Graduates and employees will be required to wear masks and to follow social-distancing guidelines.  College dignitaries will sit on stage.  Students will sit in the main level of the Center.  Chipola faculty, other professionals and administrators will not march or wear regalia but are invited to attend and to sit in the balcony.

Graduates must complete a Commencement Ceremony Reservation in order to participate in the ceremony. Sign up is in the Chipola Admissions Office.

For information, visit or phone 850-718-2211.