LBCC is excited to announce our plans for 2021 commencement, which will feature a drive-thru "CARmencement" event held on campus June 9th and 10th.

For details, please visit our Commencement Ceremony page.

Application and Ceremony Participation

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
Read spring commencement details.

In general, 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.

Graduation Term Application Deadline
Summer 2021 April 30, 2021
Fall 2021 July 22, 2021
Winter 2022 October 22, 2021
Spring 2022 January 28, 2022

*Spring term graduation applications officially close January 28, 2022; however, late applications will be accepted until May 6, 2022. Applications received after January 28, 2022 will not be reviewed until after spring term registration is open.


Application Forms

Complete the application for graduation form; be sure to select the appropriate term from the drop-down menu in the form:

LBCC Graduation Application (electronic form) »

Degree Waiver Petition »

When accessing the application forms, select the term in which you plan to complete all of your graduation requirements under "Graduation Term"