Graduation, Commencement, and Diplomas

Plan for Your Graduation! Is your degree completed?

You can also track your degree progress with your Degree Audit.

In order for your degree to be awarded and to be eligible to participate in the Commencement Ceremony, you must apply for graduation. The Application for Graduation will determine if you are eligible to obtain your certificate or diploma and to participate in Commencement. There is no fee to apply for graduation or to participate in Commencement

  1. Complete the Application for Degree/Certificate (pdf).
  2. Submit it to Enrollment Services by emailing it to by the deadline below.
Quarter You Plan to Finish All Required Courses Apply for Graduation by This Date
Summer April 15
Fall July 15
Winter Sept. 15
Spring Nov. 15

After Enrollment Services receives the application, a Degree Audit will determine your graduation progress. We will email the Degree Audit to your Centralia College student email.

CC's goal for 2021 is to provide a modified in-person commencement experience, where graduates can walk across the stage, have their name read, get their picture taken, and have their supporters yell in celebration!   

Please mark your calendars for Commencement on June 18, 2021. More details on ceremony logistics will be mailed by March 27 to students who have applied for graduation.

If you have not yet applied for graduation, please apply (see tab above) ASAP.

Stay tuned for more exciting details!

Commencement Disclaimer: Participation in the ceremony is optional and is not an official verification of graduation requirements. Grades have not been posted at the time of the ceremony and some students may have remaining class requirements.

Centralia College will mail diplomas approximately 60 days after the end of the quarter in which the requirements for the program has been completed and verified. Diplomas will be mailed to the address on the student’s record.


Enrollment Services
TransAlta Commons, Second Floor