Commencement | Thomas Nelson Community College

Commencement

May 13  10:00 a.m.

5-7 P.M In-person Drive-thru Celebration

Hampton campus

Parade Guidelines

  • One vehicle per graduate.

  • The Peninsula Workforce Development Center parking lot (600 Butler Farm Road in Hampton) will be used as a staging area and as the beginning of the parade route.  

  • Decorations permitted on vehicles include balloons, streamers, banners, and fringe.

  • The Hampton III Building parking areas (525 Butler Farm Road, Hampton) will be utilized as a decoration removal area after the parade.

  • The parade will take place from 5-7 p.m. You will be placed in the route according to your arrival time and when your vehicle is ready.

  • Everyone in a vehicle must wear a mask and a seatbelt.

  • All participants must remain in their vehicles once in the parade processional.

Please be aware special effects will be added to the parade route, including a confetti blower, steamers, and sparklers.