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Congratulations on completing your degree or certificate at Lower Columbia College! Here are the steps to complete your graduation and receive your diploma.

  Steps to Complete Graduation Requirements

Meet with your Advisor

Students nearing graduation should plan to meet with their advisor two quarters before they plan to graduate, in order to ensure you are on track to complete all requirements for the degree or certificate you are earning.

Graduation Application Deadlines

  Winter 2019: January 29
  Spring 2019: April 30
  Summer 2019: July 15

Submit Graduation Form

Graduation forms are due 45 days before the end of the quarter in which you plan to graduate. Students planning to participate in the Commencement Ceremony must complete the graduation application form. There is no fee to apply for graduation or participate in Commencement.

Participate in Commencement (optional)

Students are encourage to participate in the annual Commencement Ceremony!

Get your Diploma

Your diploma will be prepared after final grades are posted. Students may pick up their diploma at the Registration Office, or request it to be mailed to the address on file.

Steps to Consider After Graduation

Consider Summer Courses

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university are encouraged to consider getting ahead (and saving money) by taking summer classes at Lower Columbia College.

Join the Alumni Association

Graduates are encouraged to connect with the Lower Columbia College Foundation Alumni Association. As an alumni you can get alumni news, participate in community events, and even help support the Foundation as it works to help students such as yourself.

Visit the Career Center

Get help searching for jobs, preparing your resume, and practicing your interview skills. You can research the job market and become more familiar with state and local employment providers.

Contact Registration & Entry Services

Make an appointment to discuss your future by calling the Entry Center at 360.442.2311. Walk-ins welcome during regular business hours.

  Entry Center

  (360) 442-2311

  Registration Office

  (360) 442-2370

  Admissions Center

 M - Thu: 8 am 5 pm
Fri: 10 am - 5 pm
Closed on Fridays during summer session (July/Aug)

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