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Steps to Graduation

  1. Students should meet with an academic advisor on a regular basis to ensure that all degree requirements are met.
  2. The College will hold a formal commencement ceremony in May. Students completing graduation requirements in fall or spring terms prior to Commencement are also invited to participate in the May ceremonies. Students completing graduation requirements in the summer term following Commencement are invited to participate in the May ceremonies; however,diplomas will not be awarded until all graduation requirements are met.
  3. To qualify to graduate, students must have:
    • Fulfilled all of the course and credit-hour requirements of the curriculum with at least 25 percent of the credits for degrees, diplomas or certificates acquired at Lord Fairfax Community College
    • Earned a grade point average of at least 2.0 in all studies attempted that are applicable toward graduation in your curriculum;
    • Filed an application for graduation in the Student Information System; and
    • Completed the LFCC Graduates Exit Exam (if applicable); and
    • Completed the LFCC Graduate Survey; and
    • Student Loan Borrowers: Completed Loan Exit Counseling requirements with the Financial Aid Office; and
    • Resolved all financial obligations to the College and returned all library and College materials; and
    • Been certified by an appropriate College official for graduation

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