Annual Graduation Ceremony
The May 2016 ceremony will honor the Fall 2015, Spring 2016, and Summer 2016 graduates. No ceremonies are held at the end of the fall or summer semesters. Students who anticipate completing degrees or certificates in the summer and who have nine (9) hours or less remaining toward completion at the end of the spring semester are eligible to attend the May ceremony.

Diplomas and Certificates
You should have a Richland College Application for Certificate or Diploma form on file in our office in order to be awarded your certificate or degree. You can submit your Application for Certificate or Diploma online using the link located in the left hand column of this page. **Richland College may award students who have met degree or certificate requirements with or without the student’s permission. This also includes former students.

Degrees and certificates are awarded at the end of the fall semester, spring semester (which includes Winter Term classes), and summer semester (which includes May term classes). You should have a Richland College Application for Certificate or Diploma on file with our office in order to receive your printed certificate or diploma.

If you plan to continue taking courses in any of the colleges of the DCCCD after you complete your degree and you wish to receive financial aid, please contact the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible.

Admissions and Student Records Contact Information
Thunderduck Hall T-170
Phone: 972-238-6106
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.