Lansing Community College

Application Deadlines

Submit applications for associate degrees and certificates to the Registrar's Office the semester the program requirements are completed on or before the deadline.

  • March 15 - Last day to apply for Spring semester degrees and certificates.
  • July 15 - Last day to apply for Summer semester degrees and certificates.
  • November 15 - Last day to apply for Fall semester degrees and certificates.


Prior to submitting an application for an Associate Degree, Certificate of Achievement, or Certificate of Completion; students should consult with an advisor to review progress toward completing requirements. For specific graduation requirements refer to: Graduation Requirements, Certificates and Degrees.

Attach the curricular guide to be used to audit your application. If none is attached, the application will be returned.

  • Only curricular guides with current effective dates can be used.
  • You may not use a curricular guide that predates your first semester of enrollment.
  • For questions, contact the department indicated on the curricular guide.

Attach a signed Course Substitution and Waiver Authorization form, if you have course substitutions and/or waivers.

Your application will be denied if:

  • Transfer courses that are required for your program are not posted to your academic record.
  • There are incomplete grades on courses required for your program.

Applications not submitted electronically can be dropped off in the StarZone - 2nd floor Gannon Building; or

Fax: 517-483-9668

Registrar's Office
Lansing Community College
411 N Grand Ave
Lansing, MI 48933


Commencement Ceremony Photos

Graduation Foto will be the official photographer for the Commencement ceremony. They can be contacted at 800-482-0321 or

Graduation Foto Website

Graduation Replacements

If you have lost your diploma or certificate, a replacement can be requested at or you can print and mail in the form. There is $5.00 fee for each replacement requested.

Commencement Ceremony - May 13, 2021

The 2021 Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center, Michigan State University on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.  Please note that the Breslin Center has a NO BAG policy. This includes no purses.  For a full list of prohibited items, driving and parking directions, please visit the Breslin Center website.  Students who have earned an associate degree or a certificate from Summer 2020 and Fall 2020, as well as students who are approved for an associate degree or certificate Spring 2021 may participate in the Commencement Ceremony. Eligible students will be notified in mid-April.  All 2020 graduates will be invited to attend our 2021 commencement ceremony as well.

If you have any questions regarding the Commencement Ceremony, please contact the Registrar's Office at (517) 483-1200.

Graduation Honors

Students who earn an Associate Degree are eligible for graduation honors. Students who maintain a 3.75 or higher grade point average will be graduated Summa Cum Laude (with highest honors); those who maintain a 3.50-3.74 grade point average will be graduated Magna Cum Laude (with high honors); those with a 3.25-3.49 will be graduated Cum Laude (with honors). Students must complete 40 semester credit hours of work at Lansing Community College to qualify for honors.

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