Congratulations on your approaching graduation from Eastfield College! We would be honored to call you Eastfield Alumni! Please review this page for all graduation information.
The best time to apply for graduation is during the semester you intend to complete your coursework (or be within 9 credit hours of completion). This means that you have met (or are in the process of meeting) all TSI requirements, degree/certificate, and graduation requirements. Graduation applications should be submitted by the District submission deadline listed below.
Term Application Timeline and Deadline
Fall September 7, 2015- October 23, 2015
Spring January 25, 2016 – March 11, 2016
Summer May 9, 2016 – July 15, 2016
If you miss the application deadline, you will be asked to apply for graduation the following semester. Note: each college may graduate current and former students who have met all requirements with or without a student’s permission.If you do not apply for graduation, or participation in commencement by April 1st your name may not appear in the commencement program.
It is important that you read up on all graduation requirements in the catalog here.
ANNUAL COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
There is a yearly, optional ceremony held in May. This ceremony will honor all Fall, Spring and Summer graduates. You are greatly encouraged to participate if you are within 9 credit hours of completion. Graduates who wish to attend must confirm their participation in addition to, completing a graduation application.
DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES
Diplomas and certificates are awarded at the end of the Fall, Spring (including Winter term), and Summer (including May term) once final grades are posted. As a result, it will take up to 6-8 weeks after the semester to process all graduation applications. You will receive a congratulatory email once you are certified as a graduate. Keep an eye on your spam folder to ensure you receive instructions on how to obtain your degree.