Graduation Office

Commencement 2014


The next Salt Lake Community College Commencement ceremony will be held 
May 8, 2014.

Graduation Information Brochure

A Graduation Fair for students who are graduating in the 2013-2014 Graduation Ceremony will be held Tuesday, March 25, 2014 and Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Information regarding the Graduation Fair & Commencement Ceremony will be mailed to the address on file for each graduating student. Please verify your mailing address on your MyPage Student Tab and update it if necessary to be certain you receive these documents.

Are you ready to graduate?

Follow these 7 steps as you work towards your completion goals:

  1. Plan Your Graduation Target Date
  2. Complete Your Coursework Requirements
  3. Apply For Graduation
  4. Receive Confirmation
  5. Attend Commencement
  6. Has My Degree Been Awarded?
  7. Receive your Diploma or Certificate


1. Graduation target dates:

If you plan to graduate in:

Submit application by:

May (Spring semester)

November 15th

June (Concurrent/Early Enrollment)

October 1st

August (Summer semester)

April 1st

December (Fall semester)

July 1st




2. Complete your coursework requirements

To be eligible for graduation, all associate & certificate students must::

  • Fulfill all coursework and credit hour requirements as outlined in the college catalog. (Use the Degree Evaluation in MyPage to monitor your progress toward your degree.)
  • Earn a grade point average of at least 2.0 (Please see President's and Dean's List for more information)
  • Complete at least 25% of the required program credits at SLCC 

Please contact your Academic Advisor regarding completion of your academic requirements at (801)957-4978. 

3. Apply for graduation

Traditional Degree Seeking Students & Apprenticeship:  Please ensure that the following information is correct before proceeding with the graduation application: Name, Major and Mailing Address.  To change or update this information please click on the Student Tab of MyPage and under Personal Information Change you can update your mailing address and major.  To change or update your name please contact the Data Center at (801)957-4283. 

Once you know you’re on track you can Apply for Graduation online.  From MyPage, go to Student Tab, then Student Portal and click on Graduation Application.  Follow the instructions to complete the application.

Please note that we have discontinued the paper application form.

Concurrent/Early Enrollment (this includes students seeking the New Century Scholarship): If you are a Concurrent/Early Enrollment student you will need to fill out the Graduation Application request.  For additional questions regarding Concurrent/Early Enrollment, please contact the Concurrent Enrollment Office at (801)957-4760 or your Academic Advisor.

4. Receive confirmation

Once you have submitted your graduation application you will receive a graduation status message within 3-10 days in your Bruin email. The graduation status will indicate one of the following:

All Requirements Met
You have completed all requirements necessary to graduate. Once final grades are posted your degree will be awarded within 5 days.

Pending Requirements

Upon successful completion of your current class schedule, you will have met all requirements necessary to graduate. Your degree will be awarded 5 days after final grades are posted. 

Missing Requirements

You will receive a letter with an evaluation showing the credits missing that are necessary to meet graduation requirements for your program.

5. Attend commencement

The Commencement ceremony is held each year in May. There is no fee for the Commencement ceremony; however each student is required to purchase a cap and gown. Caps, gowns, invitations and class rings may be purchased from any SLCC campus bookstore. Click this link for more important details: Commencement Brochure.

6. Has my degree been awarded?

Check graduation status on MyPage Student Tab under Academic Transcript. The transcript will show degree(s) awarded. The date will be visible if a degree has been awarded.

For any questions or concerns please contact the Graduation Office.

7. Receive your diploma or certificate

Diplomas are mailed out 6-8 weeks following the last day of the semester, barring any unforeseen circumstances. Diplomas will be mailed to the mailing address in our records. you are responsible for making any updates should they be necessary. To change or update your mailing address please log onto your MyPage and under the Student Tab click on the Personal Information Menu, then click on Update Address(es) and Phone(s).

If you have not received your diploma in 6-8 weeks after the last day of the semester, check your unofficial transcript in your Student Portal to see if your degree was conferred. If it was conferred, you must report not receiving your diploma to the Graduation Office. You should also check to see if you have any financial holds on your account. A diploma will not be sent if you have a hold on your record. if your degree was not conferred, please check with the Graduation Office.  


Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Student Center 270C
Phone: 801-957-4035
Phone: 801-957-3878
Fax: 801-957-4961