- RCGC graduates students five times a year, which includes, May, June, August, December, and January.
- Students who wish to graduate must complete a graduation application during the period listed in the Graduation Dates and Deadline Chart:
Graduation Dates & Deadlines Chart
|Fall 2018||March 18 – Dec 3 2018||Nov 1 – Dec 10||January 2019||December 14, 2018||February 18, 2019|
|Winter 2019||Oct 15 – Jan 2||Dec 10 – Jan 11||February 2019||January 11, 2019||March 25, 2019|
|Spring 2019||Oct 15 – May 3||Mar 1 – May 3||June 2019||May 16, 2019||August 5, 2018*|
|Summer 2019||Feb 25 – June 10 or Aug 10***||Jun 25 – Aug 30||September 2019||August 30, 2019||August 26, 2019 or October 28, 2019**|
A photo ID is required when picking up your diploma in-person.
*SPRING DIPLOMAS PICK-UP: Official diplomas are available to be picked up beginning Monday, July 22, 2019 at the Office of Student Records, Student Services Building. Diplomas that are not picked up in-person prior to Thursday, August 1, 2019 will be mailed on Monday August 5, 2019.
**SUMMER DIPLOMAS: For classes ending June 20, 2019, diplomas will be mailed on August 26, 2019. For classes ending after June 20, 2019, diplomas will be mailed on October 28, 2019.
***Students who are on track to complete their degree/COA prior to June 20, 2019 must apply to graduate between February 25, 2019 and June 10, 2019. Students who are on track to complete their degree after June 20, 2019 but before August 30, 2019 must apply to graduate between February 25, 2019 and August 10, 2019.
Need a replacement Diploma?
A replacement Diploma will be issued at the minimal cost of $35.00 per copy. This action takes about 4-6 weeks as we use an outside vendor to order and print diplomas. The request form (Duplicate Diploma Request Forms) can be reached on our webpage, www.rcgc.edu/studentrecords , and then select the link for 'Forms'. Kindly note that Diploma payments must be made in advance of ordering duplicates, to our Business Office. Completed request forms go directly to our Business Office. The Business Office may be reached by (email) firstname.lastname@example.org or (office) (856) 468-5000 extension 2226 or (fax) 856-464-1483.