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  • NO SUMMER COMMENCEMENT


Graduating from SPC

  • THERE WILL NOT BE A SUMMER COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY.

    Students who graduate in summer, may attend fall 2019 commencement ceremony. Details will be available in September 2019.  

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    By the numbers

    fall 2018 graduation
    This spring, St. Petersburg College awarded 2,171 degrees and certificates. Learn more.  

  • St. Petersburg College Commencement dates 
    Beginning in the spring 2019, SPC will be holding only two commencement ceremonies:
    • December (at the end of the fall term) and
    • May (at the end of the spring term).
    Students who complete graduation requirements in summer term may participate in either ceremony.
    ImportantGraduation Candidates
    You will be notified if you are a candidate for graduation at your SPC email address approximately six weeks after the term begins. If you do not receive a notification and think you should graduate at the end of the term, please contact your academic advisor who can perform a graduation check with you.

    THERE WILL NOT BE A SUMMER COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY. STUDENTS WHO GRADUATE IN SUMMER, MAY ATTEND FALL 2019 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY. DETAILS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN SEPTEMBER 2019.  

    Graduation
    Graduation means you have officially and successfully completed all of your degree requirements that will be recorded on your official transcript. Our Admissions and Records office will certify your graduation and officially confer your degree after final grades are verified at the end of the term. To be eligible, you must be registered for all classes that are required to complete your degree or certificate in the term.

    There is no need to apply for graduation. You will automatically be evaluated for the program you are currently pursuing and any degree or certificate embedded within that program. If you have any questions about graduation, please contact us at graduationquestions@spcollege.edu 

    Students are responsible for determining that all graduation requirements are complete. It is highly recommended that you meet with your Academic Advisor prior to your last semester in order to review your records and ensure all graduation requirements will be met.

    Please review your progress by logging into MySPC. Under My Academic Status, select the option ‘View My Advisement Report’ to check your status. If you have any questions about graduation requirements, contact an advisor who can perform a graduation check with you to determine if you are eligible to graduate.

    Graduation Honors
    The College gives special recognition to students in a degree program (Bachelor's and Associates) who demonstrate outstanding academic performance while working toward a degree. Honors distinctions is based on your final cumulative GPA. Certificates are not eligible for honor distinctions. The following chart list the graduation GPA distinctions:

    GRADUATION GPA DISTINCTIONS
    DEGREE GPA DISTINCTION
    Associate 3.3 - 3.49 Honors
    Associate & Bachelors' 3.5 - 3.69 Cum Laude (with Honors)
    3.7 - 3.89 Magna Cum Laude (with High Honors)
    3.9 - 4.0 Summa Cum Laude (with Highest Honors)

    Honor students are recognized at the commencement ceremony and honors distinctions will be shown on final transcripts.

    Final responsibility for meeting graduation requirements rests with you, the student.

    Diplomas
    After all graduation requirements are verified and the degree conferred, expect to receive your diploma by the end of August 2019. To ensure delivery, make sure your address is updated and accurate since that is the address your diploma will be sent. Verify your current mailing address through MySPC. If you have further questions about your diploma contact us at graduationquestions@spcollege.edu.

    Honors designation on your diploma will be based on your final cumulative GPA. Certificates are not eligible for honor designation.

    A $15 diploma fee for a duplicate or replacement is required. Contact graduationquestions@spcollege.edu if you have any questions.

    Transcript Request
    Official transcript requests are made through your MySPC account. Make sure your degree has been conferred and applied to your transcript before you request a transcript. If you have questions about ordering or sending out your SPC transcript, please send an email to spctranscripts@spcollege.edu 

    You can have your transcript delivered electronically for free to select Florida public universities and colleges. Your transcript cannot be delivered electronically for private or out of state colleges and universities.

    You can also request a hard copy of your official transcript by mail for $5 per copy. It is your responsibility to include the exact and correct address of where the official transcript is to be mailed. Make sure the mailing address you provide is accurate as the $5 fee is nonrefundable.

    St. Petersburg College cannot process requests over the telephone. Additionally, we do not fax or email transcripts. We cannot provide an official transcript if there is a hold on your student account.