Graduation Information

Graduation Information

2014 LCCC Commencement Ceremony

Graduation Request Filing Deadlines

Prior to graduation (Associate Degree and One-Year Technical Certificate), you must file a Graduation Request Form. There is no fee to apply for graduation.

Graduation Requirements

Summer 2014

Filing Deadline:
July 18, 2014

(March 14, 2014
for graduates planning to participate in Commencement on May 17)

Fall 2014

Filing Deadline:
October 17, 2014

Spring 2015

Filing Deadline
March 13, 2015

Cap and Gown Orders (Students)

LCCC Students

NEW for 2014! Advance order of cap and gown is not required.  Visit Commodore Books and More by noon on Friday, May 16 to receive a cap and gown and be included in Commencement.  A photo ID is required to pick up your regalia.    

University Partnership Students

The deadline for UP student cap and gown orders has passed. UP grads who plan to participate in the LCCC Commencement Ceremony will need to provide their own cap and gown.

For more information, please contact the University Partnership Office at (440) 366-4949. 

Academic Regalia Orders (Faculty and Staff)

LCCC Faculty and Staff

Order Deadline: Friday, February, 14, 2014

UP Faculty and Staff
Order Deadline: Friday, February, 14, 2014

Are You Graduating in May?

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Saturday, May 17, 2014
9:30 am
Ewing Activities Center

Want a chance to Win an iPad?

March in the 2014 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 17!

All graduating LCCC and UP students who march in the 2014 Commencement Ceremony will be entered into a drawing to win one of three iPads to be given away at Commencement!

Students who have completed an associate degree, certificate of proficiency, or University Partnership degree during Summer 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, or Summer 2014 are all eligible to participate in this year’s Commencement as long as a Graduation Request Form is filed no later than March 14, 2014.

Join us to celebrate your hard work and wonderful accomplishments at this year’s Commencement Ceremony, and you may be one of three lucky students going home with your very own iPad.

We are expecting more than 3,000 people and would love for you and your loved ones to be part of this momentous occasion. Follow the links below to ensure you are able to participate in this wonderful event.

Click the links below for important information about participating in Commencement 2014:

Fun Facts - Commencement 2014:

  • This is Lorain County Community College’s 50th Commencement!
  • We are anticipating 600+ students will march, which means we will have an overall attendance of 3,500. Last year more than 550 students crossed the stage.
  • DVD Sales of the Ceremony will be available for purchase at the reception following the ceremony (DVDs will be mailed that following week), or in the bookstore after May 17.
  • Professional photos will be taken of every student receiving their diploma. The photographer will contact students in the week following the ceremony with information on how you can purchase your photos. Proofs will be available for viewing online through a secure site.
  • Watch the bookstore for special “Class of 2014” merchandise to appear as we get closer to the date. This merchandise will also be available for sale at the reception after the ceremony on May 17.
  • iPads will be given away to three lucky students toward the end of the ceremony-you must be present to win.
  • You and your guests are invited to stay and enjoy the Student Life picnic in the courtyard as well as the cake and punch reception in College Center Commons. This is a great time for photos with your favorite faculty and classmates – photo station will be available.
  • Visit LCCC’s facebook photo album to see photos from the 2014 event.

Still Have Questions?

LCCC Students with general questions, including eligibility, should call Ms. Sherry Amick of Enrollment Services at 440-366-7627.

  • LCCC Students with questions regarding their cap and gown should contact the LCCC Bookstore at 440-366-4055.
  • LCCC Students with questions regarding diploma distribution should contact the Records Office at 440-366-4067.
  • University Partnership Students with general questions regarding participating in Commencement should contact 800-995-5222 extension 4949.



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MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
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