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Graduation Information

Apply for Graduation
Students must apply for graduation for all majors they plan to graduate with by submitting a completed "Degree Check Request" form signed by their advisor to the Registrar's Office. The form will not be accepted if the advisor has not signed it.

The complete "Degree Check Request" form must be submitted to the Registrar's Office by October 31 for Fall Semester graduates and January 31 for Spring Semester graduates.

Before the official degree check will be evaluated by the Registrar;

  • all official transcripts from other institutions must be on file in the Registrar's Office;

  • form must be signed by advisor;

  • the student's college hours completed and currently enrolled in must equal 42 credit hours and

  • students must have an overall GPA of 2.0 or better to be eligible to apply for graduation.

Students who lack 5 credit hours or less at the end of the spring semester and plan to complete all requirements by the end of the fall semester following graduation are eligible to apply for and participate in the graduation ceremony.

  • For questions regarding college degree requirements, please refer to the Academic Catalog

  • For questions about the graduation application process, please contact the Office of the Registrar by calling either 620.820.1274 or 620.820.1244 or emailing either kathyj@labette.edu or cindyd@labette.edu.


Spring Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 9, 2014
Parsons Municipal Auditorium, 112 S. 17th, Parsons, KS - 7:30 p.m.

Additional Graduation Information

Students will receive notification from the Registrar indicating whether they have met the degree requirements. If requirements have been or will be met by the end of the following fall semester, additional graduation information will be sent to the Eligible Graduate.

Degrees are awarded two times a year, December/Fall term and May/Spring term, to students who have met all requirements.

The Graduation Ceremony is held in May for both the December and May Graduates.

Eligible Graduates (only for those students who have received confirmation form the Registrar they are eligible to graduate at the end of the current academic year or graduated at the end of the prior fall semester. )
See Cindy in Registrar's office for Diploma and graduation information and cap/gown ordering.

Scholastic Honors
Graduation with honors shall be determined by the following grade point averages as calculated the semester prior to graduation, which will include both LCC credit hours and hours transferred in from other colleges.

  • Students with a 4.0 LCC academic average are designated as Summa Cum Laude.

  • Students with a 3.75-3.99 LCC academic average are designated as Magna Cum Laude.

  • Students with a 3.50-3.74 LCC academic average are designated as Cum Laude.

Honor students will be identified in the graduation program and may wear a gold cord during the graduation ceremony.




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