A CELEBRATION of 2020 and 2021 Graduates on the Bristol Campus.
Friday, May 20, 2022, 5 p.m. | Fall River Campus
Bristol Community College is excited to welcome the Class of 2020 and 2021 back to Bristol!
Take Two is a chance for graduates of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 to participate in an in-person celebration of their graduation achievement.
View Bristol's Take Two Ceremony from Friday, May 20, 2022 below. We appreciate your patience with the pronunciations of names. We apologize in advance for any unintended errors.
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Important Instructions for the Day of the Event
Please read the following carefully:
The Take Two event for the classes of 2020 and 2021 will take place at the Elsbree Street Campus on Friday, May 20, 2022. The ceremony will start at 5 p.m. sharp, rain or shine, under the solar canopies.
|4:15 – 4:45 p.m.||Graduates: Check in at the student check-in table. You will pick up a card to be read on stage that indicates your name, program, and honors (if applicable).||Look for “Graduate Check-in Table” under the solar canopies|
|4:45 p.m.||Graduates take seats in designated area by year of graduation (2020/2021)
(You will be directed to your specific seating section.)
|Under Solar Canopies|
|5:00 p.m. sharp||Ceremony begins.|
|During the Ceremony||Take your moment to cross the Commencement Stage, return to your seat as an official Bristol Alumni.||Under Solar Canopy|
|Please remain seated to celebrate your graduating class as they cross the stage.|
|After the Ceremony||Meet with other student and families, faculty, and staff at the reception. Connect with Career Services and Alumni Association and make sure you document the day by using the Bristol Photobooth.||Under the Solar Canopy|
Download a copy of the Take Two Ceremony Instructions.
What to Expect During the Celebration
On Friday, May 20, graduates and guests will gather outdoors, under the solar canopies on the Fall River Campus, where the commencement stage and seating will be set up.
After brief welcoming remarks, each graduate will have their name called and be given the opportunity to cross the stage.
A professional photography company will be in attendance to capture the moment for each graduate. (Photos will be available for purchase directly through the vendor.)
Wearing regalia (cap and gown) is encouraged but not required for graduates at this event. If you do not have your regalia – no sweat! Wear whatever makes you proud to walk the stage!
A professional photography company will be in attendance to capture the moment for each graduate, and photos will be available for purchase directly through the vendor. Wearing regalia (cap and gown) is encouraged but not required for the ceremony.
There will also be additional areas set up for you to take photos, off-stage, with your guests.
We look forward to welcoming you back to Bristol! All visitors to campus including graduates and their guests will be required to follow all state, local, and college policies in place at the time of their visit to campus. At this time, masks are not required for this outdoor event. However, masks are required indoors. Please wear your mask when going indoors anywhere on campus. It is important to note that mask requirements may change based on the track of the COVID-19 virus in our community. Please check back frequently for the most current requirements.
Graduates and their guests are encouraged to park at Bishop Connolly High School, as well as parking lots 1-5 on the Bristol campus. Handicapped parking will also be available in parking lots 8 & 9 on the Bristol campus. Please follow posted signage. Shuttle buses and golf carts will be provided for transport.
Please ask your guests to leave large bags and lawn chairs at home. All bags brought to the event are subject to inspection.
Please make note of the following items that will not be allowed at the Commencement ceremony:
- No Balloons or banners (signs)
- No oversized handbags
- No smoking on campus, including vaping or electronic smoking devices
- No alcoholic beverages
- Service animals only
- No Noise makers or air horns
- No pepper spray/OC/ Mace
- No weapons of any kind, including pocketknives and box cutters
- No vaping or electronic smoking devices
Take Two is a chance for graduates of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 to participate in an in-person ceremony since these activities were canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. This includes alumni who completed their degree requirements in the Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 terms.
Consistent with prior years, graduates who completed their degree requirements in the Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and Summer 2022 terms will participate in the May 21, 2022 Commencement activities.
Yes. So that we can properly plan for the celebration, we are requiring registration. We are pleased to welcome registered graduates and their guests to the celebration.
Registration to attend is now closed.
The event will take place on the Fall River Campus, located at 777 Elsbree Street, Fall River. The ceremony will be held under the solar canopies in Lots 9 and 10.
All 2020 and 2021 graduates received caps and gowns upon graduation, which were shipped to their homes free of charge. Please bring your cap and gown for this occasion.