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. Calculate GPA.
  • 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.