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The following information provides a step by step guide on how to apply for graduation.
Graduation Application priority deadlines are listed below. Please note that applications received AFTER the deadline will be accepted, but may not be processed until the following semester:

• Fall 2018 Graduates – November 2, 2018
• Spring 2019 Graduates – March 29, 2019
Step 1 - Determine if you are eligible to Graduate
Step 2 - Official Transcripts are on file at CGC
Step 3 - Graduation Application Form
Step 4 - Meet with an Academic Advisor
Step 5 - Pay Graduation Fees
Congratulations! You have achieved a major educational goal and graduation is a celebration of your accomplishments. There are several steps to take so you can graduate on time and can participate in the Commencement Ceremony.
The 27th annual Chandler-Gilbert Community College graduation is scheduled for May 11, 2018. The schedule of graduation events is posted on the third tab under "Commencement Ceremony".
We at Chandler-Gilbert are just as excited to celebrate and acknowledge your academic achievements as you are! Our sincere congratulations and we wish you success on your new beginnings!
William Guerriero, Ed.D.,
Interim President
Commencement Ceremony
Ceremony Etiquette
Cap, Gown, Cords, and Stoles
Special Accommodations for Graduation
Q - What time do I need to check in for commencement?
Q - Is there a graduation rehearsal?
Q - What time does the commencement ceremony begin?
Q - Is there a fee to graduate?
Q - Is there a fee to participate in the commencement ceremony?
Q - Where can I pick up my cap and gown?
Q - Where will the commencement ceremony be held?
Q - Who needs a graduation invitation?
Q - When are the invitations available?
Q - Do I need to reserve invitations ahead of time?
Q - How many invitations can I obtain?
Q - Where can I pick up the invitations?
Q - When will extra graduation invitations become available?
Q - Is there a cost for the invitations?
Q - How is seating arranged at graduation?
Q - What if I have guests who need special assistance or are handicapped?
Q - Are photos available to purchase of the ceremony?
Chandler-Gilbert offers a scholarship to pay the cap and gown fee. Please review scholarship eligibility information and submit your Graduation Scholarship Application by completing the below form no later than April 30, 2018.
Eligibility Requirements:
  1. Successfully petition for graduation by March 29, 2018.
  2. Select to participate in commencement ceremonies (funds are not due until May).
  3. Have an Expected Family Income (EFC) of zero (determined by financial aid). You may still apply if your EFC is greater than zero.
  4. Successfully complete courses and be eligible for graduation.
First and Last Name
Please provide your 8-digit student identification number
Email address for confirmation
Full address, street, city, state and zip code
Please provide a phone number for notification purposes