Graduation Application Timelines & Ceremony Participation
Students should submit their Graduation Application in the term preceding the term in which they plan to complete their graduation requirements.
For example, if a student is finishing their grad requirements in fall term, they should submit their grad app during summer term.
Click on the link below to open the graduation application form. Under the area "Graduation
Term", select the term in which you plan to complete all of your graduation requirements.
LBCC Graduation Application (electronic form)
2020 Commencement is on Thursday, June 11, 2020
To sign up to walk in commencement and to order cap and gown, please visit our
Commencement Ceremony page
When to apply: You need to apply for graduation at least one term before completion. Application deadline is the 4th week of the previous term (see chart below).
Spring Commencement Ceremony Participation: You may participate in the ceremony at the end of your academic year of completion. If you are within 15 credits of completion and will complete Summer/Fall term, you can participate in the Spring ceremony with a special request. Other exceptions are reviewed by the Registrar on a case by case basis.
Graduation Program Listing: Names of students who will complete by the end of Spring term will be printed in the graduation program. The exception is Dental students as noted in the above paragraph.
|Graduation Term||Application Deadline|
|Summer 2019||June 7, 2019|
|Fall 2019||September 27, 2019|
|Winter 2020||November 8, 2019|
|Spring 2020||Official deadline: January 31, 2020|
* Spring term graduation applications officially close January 31, 2020; however, late applications will be accepted until May 8, 2020. Applications received by January 31, 2020 will be reviewed prior to spring term registration. Students who apply by January 31, 2020 will receive a confirmation e-mail regarding outstanding courses in time to register for these courses for spring term. Applications received after January 31, 2020 will not be reviewed until after spring term registration is open. To ensure you get into the courses you need to graduate for spring term, be sure to apply by no later than January 31, 2020.