Application for Graduation

Students must apply for graduation. Students must apply for graduation at least one semester prior to the semester in which they plan to graduate. To apply for graduation, students must apply through MyCardinalConnect.

TVCC confers degrees 3 times a year (Fall, Spring, Summer). Only 2 graduation ceremonies are held each year (Fall and Spring). Students graduating in Summer are permitted to participate in the Fall graduation ceremony following the Summer semester their degree is conferred. 

Steps to Apply For Graduation:

  1. Log in to MyCardinalConnect
  2. Select "Graduation Overview" from the main menu
  3. Click the "Apply" link by the program for which you would like to submit a graduation application. 

Send emails to for questions regarding graduation. 

Students may make application for graduation under provisions of the current catalog or meet the graduation requirements of the catalog year under which they most recently entered Trinity Valley Community College provided that the catalog is dated no more than five years prior to the expected date of graduation.

Trinity Valley Community College reserves the right to automatically award a degree or certificate of completion without a formal graduation application being submitted via the student on MyCardinalConnect.

Graduation Dates to Remember

Visit the 2023-2024 College Calendar for application deadlines.