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Apply for Graduation

Apply for Graduation

In order to graduate students must:

  1. Complete all degree requirements
  2. Earn a final cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0
  3. Complete the mandatory Graduation Survey and submit the Graduation Application by clicking on the following link: Graduation Survey and Application
  4. Complete at least twelve (12) credit hours in residence at John A. Logan College for an Associate Degree and six (6) credit hours for a Certificate.

Students should apply for graduation the semester prior to completing all required coursework for the degree. The College awards degrees each semester, however, there is only one graduation ceremony held each year at the end of the spring semester. The deadline to apply to attend the graduation ceremony and have your name listed in the printed graduation program will be the last Friday in March. Even if you do not intend to participate in commencement, you must complete the Gradation Application in order to have the degree(s) awarded and noted on the official transcript. A one-time $10.00 graduation fee will be added to your Bursar account when you apply for graduation. The graduation fee must be paid in order to receive your final transcript and diploma.

Please note that ordering the cap and gown for the graduation ceremony is handled through the John A. Logan Campus Bookstore. Please click on the link below to check for the cost and deadline for ordering graduation regalia for the spring ceremony.

For more information on participating in the Graduation Ceremony, please click on the following links:

Congratulations on achieving this milestone in your educational plan. If you have any questions about your application or participating in the graduation ceremony, please contact Admission and Records at admissions@jalc.edu or call 618/985-2828, extension 8298.

Use the Skills You Learned While Attending JALC to Help Find a Job at Our Annual Job Fair

John A. Logan College hosts a job fair each year in late March in the Donald L. Brewer Gymnasium. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from over 75 companies. Students should be prepared to interview with prospective employers and bring updated resumes. Click here for more information about the Job Fair.