Graduation Eligibility Lake Superior College establishes a graduation date for each semester. A student’s date of graduation is the date established for the term in which all degree requirements have been met. These requirements are: Complete all course and credit requirements for the student’s stated degree or program as outlined in the program guide. Complete the residency requirement which is at least 15 credits at Lake Superior College. Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in college level coursework. Complete any certifications required for the student’s degree or program. Resolve any incompletes or grade changes for courses that satisfy Lake Superior College degree or program requirements. Obtain final approval of academic petitions that impact the student’s degree completion (waiver of a graduation requirement, course substitution, acceptance of outside credit, etc). Refer to Petitions / Appeals. Submit an Application for Graduation and pay the fee. Apply by March 31 to have your name printed in the commencement program for the current graduation year.