Graduation Procedures | Butler Community College

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Graduation Procedures

  1. Prior to your final semester of enrollment, you should have a degree check completed by an advisor at any Butler site.
  2. Fill out an Application for Degree/Certificate form by the priority deadlines listed below. 
  3. If you need records transferred from other institutions, please have them sent to the Registrar‘s Office immediately. Most institutions require a written release and fee to send transcripts to other schools.
  4. Butler has one commencement per year, held at the end of the spring semester (in May).


Late applications are accepted. Late applicants may not be included in Butler Community College publications regarding graduation (including the printed commencement program) or be considered for graduation related scholarship opportunities.

Spring (May completion) – March 20
Summer (July completion) – July 20
Fall (December completion) – November 20

More detailed information regarding the graduation ceremony can be found here. Contact with questions.