Procedure Number: SS61-03
Title: Commencement
Date Approved:
Updated & Approved: 2/20/2019
Related Policy 3354:2-51-03



  1. Students planning to complete all necessary graduation requirements at the close of an academic term must complete an online graduation application by the deadline established by the college. It is recommended that students consult with an academic counselor prior to completing a graduation application.
  2. Commencement ceremonies are held once each academic year in May. Students who have completed all graduation requirements may participate in the ceremony.
  3. For purposes of commencement, an academic year begins with the fall term and ends with the summer term. Students intending to complete graduation requirements during summer term are also invited to participate in the ceremony.
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