Graduation Information

Graduation Information

LCCC Commencement Ceremony

Are You Graduating in May?

If so, LCCC would like to know your "Great Grad" story. Click here to tell us your story.

Graduation Request Form

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

Graduation Filing Deadlines

Spring 2016

March 11, 2016

Summer 2016

July 15, 2016

 

Fall 2016

October 14, 2016

Cap and Gown Orders

LCCC Students

Click here to pre-order online before April 8,2016.

After Grad Fair on April 12, advance orders for caps and gowns are not required!

Visit Commodore Books and More by 3 p.m., Friday, May 13 to receive a cap and gown and be included in Commencement.  A photo ID is required to pick up your regalia.   

University Partnership Students

University Partnership students choosing to participate in LCCC’s Commencement Ceremony will receive a rented cap, gown and tassel at no charge. Regalia must be returned to the LCCC Bookstore immediately following the ceremony.

Click here to pre-order on or before Friday, March 18, 2016.

Academic Regalia Orders
(Faculty and Staff)

LCCC Faculty and Staff

All full- and part-time administrators, faculty, professional/technical and support staff are encouraged to participate in Commencement. Regalia rentals are available for faculty and staff and must be returned to the Bookstore following Commencement.

Click here to order regalia on or before February 12, 2016.

Saturday, May 14, 2016
9:30 am
Ewing Activities Center
 
 

March in the 2016 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 14!

All graduating LCCC and UP students who march in the 2016 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, short-term technical certificate, or University Partnership degree during Summer 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, or Summer 2016 are all eligible to participate in this year’s May Commencement as long as a Graduation Request Form is filed no later than March 11, 2016.

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 2016:

Fun Facts - Commencement 2016:

  • This is Lorain County Community College’s 52nd Commencement and the last for our college president, Dr. Church, who has announced his retirement. Help us make this Commencement a memorable one as we say goodbye to and celebrate new beginnings for Dr. Church and our graduates.
  • 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.
  • Pre-orders for DVDs of the Ceremony will be accepted at the reception following the ceremony. DVDs will be available in the bookstore after June 1, 2016 and can be ordered online at www.lorainccc.edu/bookstore.
  • 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 to purchase photos. Proofs will be available for viewing online through a secure site.
  • 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 2015 event.

Still Have Questions?

  • LCCC Students with general questions, including eligibility, should call Ms. Melynda Coleman of Enrollment Services at 440-366-4174.
  • 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. 
     

Announcements

LCCC to Undergo Quality Review

Lorain County Community College is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.

The College will host a visit March 21-23, 2016, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).  The team will review the institution's ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.
 

Click here to learn more

15 to Finish: Add a Late-Start Class Today

Take at least 15 credit hours per semester and you'll be closer to graduation and closer to your career. There’s still time to add a class to your schedule. Late-start courses begin February 22, March 21 and April 4.
   
Click here to see the short-term class schedule and to register.

Presidential Search

The search for a president to succeed retiring President Dr. Roy A. Church is officially underway.
    
Click here to learn more about the Presidential Search. 

Earn College Credit for Your Experience

Your professional, military or volunteer experience in an applied area may make you eligible to receive college credit. Click here to learn more.   

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