Graduation Checklist

Graduation checks must be initiated by the student and are processed in the Record’s Office prior to the semester of intended graduation. Students completing their course work in August or December will be invited to participate in the Fall graduation ceremony.

Students completing their course work in May will be invited to participate in the Spring graduation ceremony.

Step One

Complete a graduation application* in the My Crowder portal per the following dates:

  • Dec. grads – March 1
  • May grads – Oct. 1
  • Aug. grads – March 1

*The graduation application can found on the Records page under the Academics tab. You must log into the My Crowder portal to fill out and submit the application.

Step Two

Pay the graduation fee in the Business Office by:

  • Dec. grads – Oct. 1
  • May grads – Feb. 1
  • Aug. grads – July 1

Step Three

Sign up for and take the CAAP (exit exam). Dates for CAAP will be posted in the ARC and on the Crowder College web site.

Step Four

Have all outstanding accounts cleared in the Business Office, Library, and Bookstore.

Step Five

Students who received Stafford Loan proceeds must complete an exit interview with the Financial Aid Office. It is ultimately the responsibility of the student to monitor graduation requirements and see that all are met.