Everything you need to know to walk at graduation.
If your plans change after you file the Application for Graduation please contact the office of the Registrar for the change to be applied to your Graduation Application.
Students who are completing all of their requirements in May are NOT required to complete this form.
Undergraduate Students who will have one course or 7 or fewer credits remaining may apply to participate in commencement.
Graduate Students who are in good academic standing with the university, have three (3) or fewer academic credits or one course remaining for the completion of their degree, and have enrolled in the courses required for graduation for the subsequent summer and/or fall academic semesters, and have received approval from the graduate coordinator of their program and the registrar shall be permitted to participate in the graduation ceremony.
Please submit the Commencement Participation Application (pdf) to be considered for participation in the May ceremony. The application must be complete with all required documentation attached at the time of submission. To have your name appear in the commencement brochure, your application must be received by the Office of the Registrar, Barlow Hall, no later than 5pm on April 8th.
It is solely the responsibility of the candidate for graduation to meet all of the listed requirements, including the completion of 120 semester hours unless otherwise noted for that major degree program.
Those undergraduate students who have earned 57 or more hours at Longwood and whose general averages for all Longwood credits offered for a degree are 3.35 or above are graduated with the following honors:
Longwood also recognizes graduating undergraduate seniors who have successfully completed an honors program in a specialized academic area.
Graduating students will receive their diplomas by mail within eight weeks. Graduates will retain access to MyLongwood until 30 days after graduation. They will retain access to their live.longwood.edu email indefinitely.