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TCAT Knoxville has one graduation ceremony each August, celebrating all the graduates that have graduated from the program that year.

2024 Graduation Ceremony Date and Time: Tuesday August 20, 2023 at 6:00 pm
Location: Knoxville Convention Center

                701 Henley St
                Knoxville, TN 37902

The registration deadline for this year's graduation ceremony has not been set. Late registrations will not be accepted.

TN College of Applied Technology Knoxville will pay for 1 cap, gown, tassel, and diploma cover. You will receive notification of the date to pick up your supplies. The diploma cover will be retained for dispersement during the graduation ceremony.

If you are a member of the following organizations, you have the option of ordering  graduation regalia (cords, medals, stoles, or tassels).  Please click the image to be open a new browser window with their respective stores:

National Technical Honor Society

National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)

NTHS is the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career & technical education. Thousands of schools and colleges are affiliated with the Society.  Member schools agree that NTHS encourages higher scholastic achievement, cultivates a desire for personal excellence, and helps top students find success in today's highly competitive workplace. Please visit for more details.


Fall 2022 NTHS Membership Nomination Form.

SOAR - Statewide Outstanding Achievement Recognition Awards

The SOAR program is a statewide program that includes all 27 TCATs. The program was developed to select a student to serve as an ambassador for technical education in Tennessee. This program includes extensive nomination, application, and interview processes at the local, regional and state levels to determine the state-wide winner. 

Student Services
Phone: 865-546-5567


SkillsUSA is an applied method of instruction for preparing America's high performance workers in public career and technical programs. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. It emphasizes total quality at work -- high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education, and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free-enterprise system and involvement in community service.

Your Campus Chapter: To find your campus chapter, visit the SkillsUSA Tennessee State Association. Students participate in various activities throughout the year including leadership training, community service, and competition.

Mission: SkillsUSA's mission is to help its members become world-class workers, leaders, and responsible American citizens.

National Membership: More than 300,000 students and instructors join SkillsUSA annually, organized into more than 17,000 sections and 54 state and territorial associations. SkillsUSA has served more than 9.9 million members.

Partners: In 2009, more than 16,600 teachers and school administrators served as professional SkillsUSA members and instructors. More than 1,100 business, industry, and labor sponsors actively support SkillsUSA at the national level through financial aid, in-kind contributions, and involvement of their people in SkillsUSA activities. Many more work directly with state associations and local chapters.

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) is the premier voice for the student body. Through SGA, students are able to get opinions heard, changes made, and ideas implemented to help make a difference on campus.

At SGA, students are the first priority and members constantly work to improve campus life and make the college a great place for students. Members also help implement activities at the school and keep classmates informed of calendar events, organizations, and competitions to help encourage and maintain campus enthusiasm.

To participate in the SGA, contact: