Graduation Information

Graduation Information

2015 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 2015

Filing Deadline
March 27, 2015

Summer 2015

July 17, 2015

Fall 2015

October 16, 2015

Cap and Gown Orders (Students)

LCCC Students

Click here to pre-order online before April 10. 

After Grad Fair on April 13, advance orders for caps and gowns are not required!

Visit Commodore Books and More by 3 p.m., Friday, May 15 to receive a cap and gown and be included in Commencement.  A photo ID is required to pick up your regalia.    

University Partnership Students

After March 20, 2015, University Partnership students will need to get their regalia from the main campus of their University.

Academic Regalia Orders (Faculty and Staff)

LCCC Faculty and Staff

Order deadline has alread passed. 

LCCC Faculty and Staff: Looking for Student Stories

Click here to tell us about your favorite LCCC graduating students.

Saturday, May 16, 2015
9:30 am
Ewing Activities Center

Want a chance to Win an iPad?

March in the 2015 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 16!

All graduating LCCC and UP students who march in the 2015 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 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, or Summer 2015 are all eligible to participate in this year’s May Commencement as long as a Graduation Request Form is filed no later than March 27, 2015.

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 2015:

Fun Facts - Commencement 2015:

  • This is Lorain County Community College’s 51st 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.
  • 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, 2015 and can be ordered online at
  • 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. 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.



Register for Summer and Fall Classes

Registration is now open for all students for Summer and Fall 2015 classes.
Click here to register.

Canvas Has Replaced ANGEL

Beginning Summer 2015
Learn more at

Earn College Credit for Your Experience

Your professional, military or volunteer experience in an applied area may make you eligible to receive college credit. Learn more about how to have your experience evaluated for college credit at


Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at

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, spring 2015, or fall 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge.