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Graduation

Congratulations As You Near Completion Of Your Degree Requirements

All students planning to earn a degree, certificate or diploma must complete an Application for Graduation 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 commencement is a choice you can make later, but you must at least apply by the deadlines below to earn your specialized credit degree, certificate or diploma(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.

Upcoming Ceremony And Graduation Application Deadlines

December 2017 Graduation - The deadline to apply was October 1, 2017. As no ceremony will be held, these graduates are invited to participate in the Thursday, May 17, 2018 commencement.​
May 2018 Commencement - The deadline to apply is February 1, 2018.  On May 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm,  LCCC will hold a commencement ceremony at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA. Students will receive their diplomas in the mail several weeks after their graduation date.
August 2018 Graduation - The deadline to apply is June 1, 2018. As no ceremony will be held, these graduates are invited to participate in the May 2019 commencement.

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.