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Graduating from CSCC

To graduate from Columbus State Community College a student needs to do the following:

1.  Make an appointment with an advisor to review the degree requirements and complete the:

2.  Submit all copies of the petition to Student Central, upper level Madison Hall.

The deadlines to return the form are:

  • To graduate Summer Semester 2016: return form by Friday, June 10, 2016 before 4:30 p.m.  Summer graduates have the opportunity to attend the ceremony in December.
  • To graduate Autumn Semester 2016: return form by Friday, September 23, 2016 before 4:30 p.m. The ceremony is in December. 
  • To graduate Spring Semester 2017: return form by Friday, February 10, 2017 before 4:30 p.m.  The ceremony is in May.
  • To graduate Summer Semester 2017: return form by Friday, June 09, 2017 before 4:30 p.m.  Summer graduates have the opportunity to attend the ceremony in December.
  • To graduate Autumn Semester 2017: return form by Friday, September 22, 2017 before 4:30 p.m. The ceremony is in December. 

The petitions are processed during the graduation semester.  Students who have petitioned to graduate will be notified of the status of the graduation petition by mail. Approximately seven (7) weeks into the graduation semester, students who have petitioned to graduate and have confirmed their attendance to the ceremony will receive information about:

  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • The date, time and place of the ceremony
  • Ordering invitations/announcements
  • Cap and gown purchase

For more information about your path to graduation, contact your academic advisor.

If you have submitted a Petition to Graduate and need more information or have questions you may contact:

Graduation Office via email at graduation@cscc.edu or via telephone at (614) 287-3434.