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Graduating from CSCC

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

The deadlines to return the form are:

  • To graduate Spring Semester 2015: by Friday, February 6, 2015 before 4:30 p.m. The ceremony is in May.  
  • To graduate Summer Semester 2015: by Friday, June 5, 2015 before 4:30 p.m.  Summer graduates have the opportunity to attend the ceremony in December.
  • To graduate Autumn Semester 2015: by Friday, September 25, 2015 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 affirmed their attendance of the ceremony will receive information on:

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

For more information on your potential to graduate, contact your academic advisor.

If you have submitted a Petition to Graduate and need more information or have questions  you may contact the Graduation Office Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. via e-mail at or via telephone at 614-287-3434.