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Graduation

How do I apply for the commencement ceremony?

Click the "Apply for Commencement" button at the top of the KC Portal main page.

What happens to my email after I graduate?

The Keuka College email you use while you are a student will be turned off 6 months after you graduate. An email invite will get sent to your student account shortly after graduating to have an alumni email account created. 

What grade point average (GPA) do I need to graduate?

A minimum of a 2.0, however, check your Program evaluation, each program has its own GPA requirements.

How many Field Periods are required to graduate?

You must complete a Field Period for every 30 Keuka College credits required for your program.

When do I apply for commencement ceremony?

See the Academic Calendar for dates

Can I continue to use my school account to access Microsoft 365 after I graduate?

No, only active students are licensed to use Keuka College’s Microsoft 365 account. Graduated students will lose access to their Microsoft 365 license immediately following graduation.

What if I don’t attend commencement, how will I receive my diploma?

If you do not attend the commencement ceremony your diploma will be mailed to the address that we have on file, 4-6 weeks after you have completed your degree requirements.

If I participate in commencement does that mean I graduated?

Not necessarily. You may participate in commencement if you are within 15 credits of completing your program. You will be conferred when you have met all of your degree requirements.

Can I graduate in December?

Conferrals are done monthly depending on program completion, however, there is only one commencement ceremony in May.

How many credits do I need to graduate?

A minimum of 120 credits is required to graduate, however, your program and individual situation may require more. Use your program evaluation to check the status of your credits earned.

When will I get my diploma?

Diplomas are mailed 4-6 weeks after you are conferred.