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2022 Graduation Information

VGCC’s May 2022 Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday May 13, 2022 at 6 PM

All students who have completed their degree or diploma requirements in December 2021, May 2022 or are predicted to complete by July 2022 are eligible to be in the ceremony.

All curriculum graduates are required to apply for graduation online through myVGCC (Click on the Graduation Overview title.) Students will be charged the $20 graduation fee for each degree earned once the application is submitted. Graduates should confirm with their advisor or check the Progress Tab in their myVGCC account (Click on the Student Planning title) that they are eligible to graduate before submitting the application online. Graduates should also confirm that their current address is on file with the college before submitting their graduation application by looking at their User Profile (under User Options menu in myVGCC.) A final check of the graduation application will then be completed by the Registrar’s Office. Please note that final graduation is contingent upon successful completion of all courses required to meet the diploma or degree requirements, a final cumulative GPA of 2.000 or higher and no outstanding debts to the VGCC Business Office. The final graduation transcript review is done as soon as all required grades are received from the faculty. Any student who does not meet final graduation criteria will not be allowed to participate in graduation. Graduates with questions regarding eligibility for graduation should contact the Registrar’s office at registrars@vgcc.edu .

The graduation fee is $20 per degree and may be paid in person at the Business Office or through myVGCC .

Graduation Application Deadlines

December 2021, May 2022 & July 2022 Graduates: must apply by April 22, 2022 to participate in the graduation ceremony. For those who miss the deadline, the late application period to order your diploma will be from May 16 to July 22, 2022.

Diploma Distribution:

December Graduates: Diplomas will be mailed to December graduates by mid-January 2022. Be sure to apply for graduation before the end of Fall Semester!
May Graduates: Diplomas will be mailed the week of May 16-20. Diplomas for Early College graduates will be distributed at their Early College High School graduation.
July Graduates: Diplomas will be mailed the week of August 1-5.

Important Graduation Events

Graduation Rehearsal – Thursday May 5th at 11 AM. Detailed information will be sent to all applicants for graduation.

Graduation Regalia

  • The VGCC Bookstore is selling graduation regalia. Visit the Bookstore website for their operation hours at https://www.bkstr.com/vgccstore or contact them via telephone at (252) 738-3260.