Are you ready to graduate? We'll take you through the process, from applying for graduation to receiving your diploma.
Applications received after the deadline are processed for the following semester.
|If you plan to graduate in...||Your graduation application is due by...|
To be eligible for graduation with your associate degree or certificate, you must:
The Graduation Office will audit your record and alert you to the findings. You will receive a letter in the mail that indicates one of the following statuses. Allow six weeks for processing following your application submission or the start of the semester.
|Graduation Application/Official Degree Audit Statuses|
|All Requirements Met||You have completed all requirements necessary to graduate|
|Pending Requirements||Upon successful completion of your current enrollment, you will complete all requirements necessary to graduate.|
|Not all requirements have been met||You must complete additional courses in order to graduate.|
ACC holds commencement ceremonies in May and December. There is no fee for graduation, but students must purchase a cap and gown for the ceremony. The ACC Bookstore sells graduation caps, gowns, and invitations. See the commencement webpage for important details.
Following commencement, the Graduation Office will mail your ACC diploma to the address listed on your graduation application. IMPORTANT: Confirm your mailing address with the Graduation Office.
If you prefer to pick up your diploma, send an email to the Graduation Office with "Pick Up Diploma" as the subject line. Include your name, ID number, phone number, and email address. You will receive notice with instructions on pickup when your diploma is ready for pickup.
Allow eight weeks for processing official degrees and certificates.