Senior Salute

Congratulations on achieving your degree! Tennessee Tech is ready to celebrate YOU at our Senior Salute event. Senior Salute is hosted prior to Commencement as a one-stop shop for our upcoming graduates.

Fall 2023 Senior Salute

Date: October 19, 2023
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Large Main Gym inside the Burnett Student Recreation & Fitness Center (BURN)

At this event, you can:

  • pick up your cap and gown at no charge
  • order your class ring and invitations
  • take care of any lingering paperwork
  • get help with your career plans
  • connect with the alumni center
  • sit for your free cap and gown portrait
  • say thank you to your family and friends on “Thank You Cam
  • decorate your mortar board cap
  • write thank you notes to those on campus who have helped you through your college journey
  • talk with candidate readers about name pronunciation
  • pick up 4.0 medallions
  • free prizes if you participate in the dance cam
  • explore graduate school opportunities

There will be free giveaways, along with the chance to receive a special commemorative gift from the university for every senior who attends. All of these offices are at Senior Salute with one purpose — to celebrate you and make sure everything is in place for your big day! Please don’t hesitate to ask questions or let us know if you need help. 

 If you are unable to attend the Senior Salute, you may pick up your cap and gown at the University Bookstore.

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Photos ›

GradImages will be your official photographer at your commencement. Shortly after commencement you will receive an email notifying you that your photos are ready to be ordered, which you can do online by visiting

Simply enter your Last Name, your School Name, and select your graduation year from the drop down menu. Once you see your name, click on the link to view your photos. If you need additional help to locate your photos, please contact GradImages customer service department at 800-261-2576 or email them at

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Memorabilia ›

You can order your commencement invitations, thank you cards, day-of programs and more using the link below.


Cap & Gown ›

Cost of the cap and gown is included in the General Access fee paid each semester. There is no additional charge. For more cap and gown info, check out our commencement info for grads page.

Graduating student wearing a cap that says 'The World Awaits'


Class Ring ›

College rings are a time-honored way to show school pride and remember one of the most important times of your life. With billions of different combinations, a personalized college ring from Herff Jones is as unique as you are. Remember your college years with a beautiful and valuable ring you’ll wear with pride for years to come. View our online catalog for more information on all of our college options and try out our RightSizeTM ring sizing app to find your ring size.

Class rings can be ordered by visiting Herff Jones website at

Thank You Cam ›

Show your heartfelt thanks and gratitude to your family, friends and loved ones who have supported you through your time here at Tech. There is no charge to record a video message. Video messages will be played on before the Commencement ceremony. 

Dance Cam ›

Graduating students can show their dance moves and win prizes by participating in our dance cam! A video of your best dance moves will be edited together and played during the Commencement ceremony. 

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