Curriculum Graduation

Important Information for Spring 2023 Graduates

Clip art of a graduation cap and diploma

For All Spring 2023 Graduates

  • Fill out the Graduation Application here or download the Graduation Application and email the completed form to graduationsurveys@wpcc.edu.
  • Contact your advisor for an appointment to review the requirements of your program of study. The application must be signed by both the student and the advisor.
  • All applications must be received in the Records Office in Hildebrand Hall, Room 106, on or before, January 30, 2023. Academic Evaluation documentation used by the advisor needs to be attached to the application.
  • A preliminary graduation audit will be conducted through Student Services. You will receive an email indicating program completion. If you have not met all requirements, a letter will list these deficiencies and a copy will be sent to your advisor.
  • All outstanding financial obligations to WPCC must be paid prior to graduation.

For Graduates Not Participating in the Graduation Ceremony

Degrees/Diplomas for non-participating graduates will be available for pick up, provided all outstanding obligations have been met, beginning Friday, June 23, 2023 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm in Student Services, Hildebrand Hall – Room 106.

Cap & Gown Orders

If you plan to participate in the Spring 2023 Graduation Ceremony, place your Cap & Gown Order by using this link to the WPCC Bookstore.

WPCC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make every effort to honor reasonable requests made by individuals with qualifying disabilities.   Accommodations must be requested 3 business days in advance of school events activities through the Office of Disability Services in Hildebrand Hall Room 136 or call (828) 448-3154.

Students who believe they have met program requirements should refer to our General Catalog for required guidelines of curriculum graduation.

Steps to complete the Graduation Petition are as follows:

  • Complete the Graduation Application (PDF file which can be opened by the free Adobe Reader) and make an appointment with your advisor to review the graduation requirements.
  • Return application and check sheet to Student Services AFTER you have reviewed graduation requirements with your advisor. The petition needs both your signature and your advisor’s signature. Student Records Department (HH 111) must receive the petition by the advertised petition deadline.
  • Make sure we have your correct address and phone number.
  • A preliminary graduation audit will be conducted through Student Services. You will receive a letter indicating your petition is approved with a payment form enclosed to pay the Business Office. If you have not met all requirements, you and your advisor will receive a letter listing these deficiencies.
  • You may also pick up a Graduation Petition at Student Services in Hildebrand Hall.

If you have any questions, please contact Student Services at (828) 448-6049.

Curriculum Graduations are scheduled at the end of each semester, however there is only one graduation ceremony each year, following the spring semester. All graduating students are welcome to participate in this ceremony.

Graduation deadlines are published on the Current Students web page and through Moodle class pages.  It is your responsibility to be aware of these deadlines.