Congratulations as you near completion of your degree requirements!

All students planning to earn a diploma, certificate, or degree must complete an Application for Degree/Certificate in advance of requirement completion. You may be taking coursework during the term you plan to graduate, but any course substitutions or transfer credits should be in place and approved.
Attending ceremonies are choices you can make later, but you must at least apply by the deadlines below to earn your specialized credit diploma, certificate or degree(s). 

Graduation forms may be obtained by visiting the Registration/Student Records Office or any LCCC site location, and are also available below.

There are three graduations each year with a commencement ceremony (with cap and gown) in May.
Graduates in August and December are also welcome to attend the following May commencement, if desired.

Upcoming Ceremony and Graduation Application Deadline

8/30/15 August graduation - deadline to apply was June 1, 2015. (no ceremony, but welcome to participate in May 2016 commencement, see below)

12/20/15 December graduation - deadline to apply is October 1, 2015. (no ceremony,but welcome to participate in May 2016 commencement, see below)

Commencement May 18, 2016 - deadline to apply is February 1, 2016

May 18, 2016 LCCC will hold a special 50th anniversary graduation commencement ceremony at the PPL Center in downtown Allentown, PA

Students who are eligible to graduate in August or December 2015 must complete an "Application for Graduation" prior to the deadline dates listed above and are invited to attend the 50th anniversary May 2016 graduation commencement.  The college will award degrees in August and December 2015 but a recognition ceremony will not be held.  Students will receive their diplomas in the mail several weeks after their graduation date.

8/28/16 August graduation - deadline to apply is June 1, 2016. (no ceremony)

12/18/16 December graduation - deadline to apply is October 1, 2016.


Students should also run a degree evaluation through myLCCC. To learn how, please click How to do a Degree Evaluation.  Students uncertain as to whether they are ready to apply for graduation should request a degree evaluation with the Advising/Counseling department by calling 610-799-1137.