The 2022 commencement ceremony will be held on June 9th.

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 Regalia

Order your cap and gown here.


Graduation Term Application Deadline
Summer 2022 April 15, 2022
Fall 2022 July 21, 2022
Winter 2023 October 10, 2022
Spring 2023* January 27, 2023 (soft close)
May 5, 2023 (hard close)

*Applying by January 27th will allow graduation staff time to review your degree audit prior to the add/drop deadline for spring classes. Applications received after January 27, 2023 will not be reviewed until after spring term classes have begun.

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

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"