Graduation Office
Campus Center: A-1020
Phone: (815) 280-6671

Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 4:00pm

Apply for Graduation

Student Receiving their Diploma

In order to graduate, make sure you meet all of the graduation requirements then follow the steps below:

  1. Complete the online application for graduation.
  2. Wait 6-8 weeks for a letter concerning your graduation status.

Most delays in processing graduation applications are caused by the applicant not applying for the correct degree. Check with an adviser, counselor and/or college catalog to determine the correct degree.

Application Deadlines

In order to be awarded a JJC degree or certificate, you must apply for graduation and adhere to the deadlines for the month in which you wish to graduate.

  • May 2014 application:      Deadline:  March 24, 2014
  • August 2014 application: Deadline:  August 14, 2014
  • December 2014 application: Deadline:  October 31, 2014

JJC graduation ceremony is held once a year in May. Applicants graduating in August and December may choose to participate in the May ceremony if they desire.