Graduation Information
General Information Regarding How to Apply for Graduation

Application due dates:

Fall 2014 Deadline: November 1, 2014 (2015 Ceremony)
Spring 2015 Deadline: April 1, 2015

  Effective October 2013, the research paper is no longer a graduation requirement

Steps for Graduation  

  1. Graduation Checklist
  2. Submit Graduation Application to the Student Affairs Office or Willimantic front desk. Please complete the application in Blue or Black ink.
  3. Complete any course substitutions with a faculty member. Course substitution forms are submitted directly by faculty members to the Record's Office.

Communications Regarding Graduation  
It is critical that you set up your Microsoft Office 365 college email. Your graduation audits will be sent to this account.

If you plan to participate in the May 2015 ceremony, information regarding ordering caps and gowns, tickets for the ceremony, and general information about the ceremony will be sent to this email address. 

The college website will also have the most up-to-date information regarding the ceremony.


Honors: To graduate with honors, a student must have earned at least 30 of the credits accepted for graduation at QVCC. Graduation honors are: Highest Honors—GPA equal to 3.9 or higher; High Honors—GPA equal to 3.7 to 3.89; Honors—GPA equal to 3.4 to 3.69. Honor chords will be distributed at the Pre-Graduation Celebration on May 27.

Students with a grade of "I" (Incomplete) are ineligible for graduation honors. Courses taken at other institutions are not included in computing honor status.

Honor Societies: The College has a chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, a national community college academic honor society; Alpha Beta Gamma, a national community college honor society for business students; and Epsilon Pi Tau, a national honor society for engineering and technology students.

President's Award: Given each year at commencement, the college makes an award to the degree graduate with the highest academic average with at least 45 credits earned in residence at QVCC. This is known as the President's Award.

Diplomas 2013


QVCC Alumni Association Graduation doesn't have to be the end of what we hope will be a lifelong relationship with Quinebaug Valley Community College. Be part of the Alumni Association!


procession 2013


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