You deserve to be very proud of your accomplishments! Here’s how to graduate and take part in the commencement ceremony.

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    Check your eligibility

    Before applying to graduate, check your Degree Audit Report to make sure you’re eligible to graduate. Read full graduation eligibility guidelines.

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    Complete loan exit counseling

    If you took out a student loan to fund your education at LSC, you must do a loan exit counseling session.

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    You must fill out a graduation application to receive a degree.

    Deadline: The deadline to apply to graduate for the Fall 2021 term is December 1, 2021. The deadline to apply to graduate for the Spring and Summer 2022 terms is March 31, 2022.  If you have completed the requirements for your degree, diploma or certificate prior to the current term, you can apply to graduate anytime.

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    Diploma

    All accounts must be in good standing before your diploma, certificate or degree will be awarded. Allow 6-8 weeks for your diploma to arrive at the address you entered on your graduation application.

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    Commencement ceremony

    LSC hosts one commencement ceremony each year. This is held after spring semester and recognizes graduates who complete their degree in fall, spring, or the immediate following summer. Invite family and friends and attend commencement ceremonies.

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    Graduate Follow-Up Survey

    You will be expected to complete this survey within 12 months of completing your diploma, certificate or degree with LSC. You will be emailed your specific survey link several months after you are awarded so please be on the lookout for that. This survey asks if you plan to continue onto more schooling or if you obtained a job after graduation. If you already have a job lined up or are accepted to continue school (even at LSC in another program), please feel free to complete the survey ahead of time.