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Graduation Information

Graduation Applications for Degrees, Diplomas, & Certificates:

All students expecting to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma or certificate, must complete an Application for Graduation and submit it by the following dates:
Term Requirements Complete Application due date
Spring 2014 February 14, 2014
Summer 2014 February 14, 2014 (if participating in spring graduation)
  or by July 16, 2014 (if not participating in graduation)
Fall 2014 November 14, 2014
Spring 2015 February 13, 2015

There are two ways to apply for graduation:

  1. Students may submit their application using their MyCVCC account at: https://cvcc.my.vccs.edu Select Student Information System > Self Service > Student Center > Apply for Graduation (or)
  2. Complete the Graduation Application Form and turn into the Office of Admissions & Records, Amherst Hall Room 2204.

All applications must be received by the due dates listed above. If you are unsure if you qualify to graduate please meet with an Academic Counselor to review your degree progress report. Students may view their advisement/degree progress using their MyCVCC account using the following navigation: Student Information System > Self Service > Student Center > My Academics > View my Advisement Report. Please ensure that all information on the application is correct since diplomas will be printed with the names listed on the application. If you will be receiving more than one degree, diploma or certificate you will need to fill out a separate application for each one.

The application for graduation and the request to be excused can also be completed and:

  • Mailed to: CVCC Admissions & Records
    3506 Wards Road
    Lynchburg, VA 24502
  • Scanned and emailed to: graduation@cvcc.vccs.edu
  • Faxed to (434) 832-7793

Once the application is received and processed, graduates will be mailed a Graduation Application Review form listing any remaining course requirements needed to complete their degree. In March, eligible graduates will receive a graduate packet with information regarding, commencement, regalia, announcements etc.

Graduation Exercise

The College's annual commencement ceremony will be held Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 7pm at the Liberty University Vines Center. Graduates must arrive no later than 6pm to begin line up. This ceremony is for graduates who completed their program during the Fall 2013, Spring 2014 or Summer 2014 semesters. Students completing requirements for an Associate Degree or Diploma are expected to attend the commencement ceremony. If you are unable to attend, you must complete a Request to be excused form and return it to the Office of Admissions & Records for approval. You will receive official notification regarding your request prior to graduation. Attendance is optional for those students completing requirement for a Certificate or Career Studies Certificate.


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Contact Graduation Coordinator:
Central Virginia
Community College

3506 Wards Road
Lynchburg VA 24502-2498

Phone: 434.832.7619
FAX: 434.832.7793
Email: graduation@cvcc.vccs.edu

Located in Amherst Hall, Room 2204B

Mon - Fri 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM