2020 Commencement Information

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Commencement exercises have been postponed to October 11, 2020.  More information will be coming. Please stay tuned.

Watch the playback of Tabor’s 109th Commencement.
Click here to view the pictures of the event.

Click here to view the pictures of the event.

Watch the playback of Tabor’s 108th Commencement.

Directions and a downloadable map of the Tabor College campus.

Degree Applications

An application for a degree must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office at least six weeks prior to the date that the degree is to be conferred. The links below provide you with the forms you will need to apply for a degree:

Tabor College – Hillsboro campus

Diploma Order Form

Request for BA or AA Degree


Commencement exercises are held once a year in May, but degrees can be conferred at other times. Students who have completed all degree requirements are encouraged to participate in Commencement. In addition, students who have obtained a 2.0 GPA and who have no more than 12 hours of deficiencies may participate in Commencement provided they have an approved plan to complete all requirements and are enrolled at Tabor to complete those requirements during the subsequent summer or fall term.

When will I get my diploma?

Degrees will be conferred and diplomas will be issued to students upon completion of their degree requirements and after approval by the Tabor faculty and Board of Directors in February, May, October or December. Students who have all degree requirements completed by Commencement will receive their diplomas shortly after the Commencement ceremony.

Graduation Policies

Graduation Policies