Office of the Registrar and Admission

Congratulations Graduates

Apply for Summer graduation here!




THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2022 At Falcon Bank Conference Rm/Yeary Library

From 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (ONLY)

Distribution of Caps & Gowns – AAS & CERT – AA & AS  


FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2022 At Sames Auto Arena


Ceremony I - Line Up for AAS & CERT Candidates                        12:00 PM

LC Graduation Ceremony                                                                 1:30 PM


Ceremony II - Line Up for AA & AS Candidates                              4:00 PM

LC Graduation Ceremony                                                                 5:30 PM


(Note: Estimated Time – Ceremony may be longer depending on the number of graduates)


Participants will enter the Sames Auto Arena through Gate D for the Commencement Ceremony.


PLEASE NOTE: Diplomas will not be issued to graduates on the day of the Commencement Ceremony. Graduates will be contacted via email regarding the delivery of their diploma at the end of May. 



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Degrees and Certificates

Laredo College offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science degrees, and certificates. Students must complete all course work identified in their program degree guide to be eligible for graduation.

Application for Graduation

Any student who plans to graduate from Laredo College must have a degree audit review processed by the Office of the Registrar & Admissions staff prior to the student's last semester. Students are urged to share the findings of the degree audit with their advisor.

Degrees and certificates are awarded three (3) times annually. To be considered a graduation candidate, students are urged to submit an application for graduation with the Office of the Registrar & Admissions.  

Graduation applications can be email to graduation@laredo.edu

The deadlines to apply for graduation are:

  • November 1, for Fall semester candidates
  • March 1, for Spring semester candidates
  • July 1, for Summer session candidates

There is a graduation ceremony only once each year in May.

Students that applied for graduation in the Fall semester and the Summer session may participate in the May graduation ceremony.

Students must notify the Office of the Registrar & Admissions by March 1 if they plan to participate in the May ceremony.

All candidates for degrees and certificates are encouraged to participate at the May graduation ceremony.