Deadline to Apply to Graduate

In order to participate in the graduation ceremony, you must submit your graduation application by this date. This guarantees processing in time to order your cap and gown. Applications submitted after this date are not guaranteed to be processed before the deadline to purchase a cap and gown for the ceremony.

Central Piedmont has one graduation ceremony per year, in the spring. If your are eligible to graduate, you may submit your graduation application in fall to participate in the spring ceremony. If you submit your application in the summer, your name will appear in the following year's printed commencement program.

Be sure to check in with your advisor before applying to graduate. Verify how to apply to graduate based on your program:

When the Graduation Application Opens