Apply to Graduate

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If you plan on completing your program credits at the end of this semester, you could get your degree sooner! Fill out the Application to Graduate form in accessBCC by December 2 and the Registrar’s Office will determine your eligibility.

If you successfully complete your program requirements, you could be an official college grad by December 31 - and update your resume in time for the new year!

Then, join us in May for Commencement to celebrate your achievement with friends and family.

Important Graduation Dates

  • December 2, 2019 | Deadline to apply to graduate in accessBCC
  • December 31, 2019 | Degree conferral date
  • May 30, 2020 | Commencement Ceremony

Steps to Apply to Graduate


Apply to Graduate 

  1. Log into accessBCC 
  2. Select Apply to Graduate from the Student Quick links 
  3. Select your most recent registration term from the drop down menu and click Submit 
  4. Select your program or certificate you wish to graduate from and click Submit. If you do not see your program or certificate listed, please email the Registrar’s Office at
  5. If you wish to graduate from more than one of the programs listed, you will need to repeat these steps and apply for each program separately 
  6. Select Term: Fall 2019 from the drop down graduation date menu and click Submit
  7. Indicate if you will be attending Commencement on May 30, 2020 and click Continue
  8. Select or update your name as you wish it to appear on the diploma or certificate and click Continue
  9. Verify the name is correct and click Continue
  10. Select or update your most recent address and click Continue 
  11. Verify the address is correct and click Continue 
  12. Review the graduation application summary and click Submit Request

Steps to review your Graduation Status Online

  1. Log into accessBCC 
  2. Select the Student Services tab 
  3. On the right half of the screen, under Student-Self Service, select Click here to… 
  4. Select Student Records link
  5. Select View Application to Graduate link