Application to Walk in Commencement for Non-Graduates
**Notice** Students who are completing all of their requirements in May are NOT required to complete this form.
Students who will have one course or 7 or less credits remaining may apply to participate in commencement. Please submit the Commencement Participation Application to be considered for participation in the May ceremony. The application must be complete with all required documentation attached at the time of submission. To have your name appear in the commencement brochure, your application must be received by the Office of the Registrar, Barlow Hall no later than 5pm on April 7.
It is solely the responsibility of the candidate for graduation to meet all of the listed requirements, including the completion of 120 semester hours unless otherwise noted for that major degree program.
Graduating students will receive their diplomas by mail within eight weeks. Graduates will retain access to MyLongwood until 30 days after graduation. They will retain access to their live.longwood.edu email indefinitely.
Those students who have earned 57 or more hours at Longwood and whose general averages for all Longwood credits offered for a degree are 3.35 or above are graduated with the following honors:
- Cum Laude -- 3.35-3.54
- Magna Cum Laude -- 3.55-3.74
- Summa Cum Laude -- 3.75-4.00
Longwood also recognizes graduating seniors who have successfully completed an honors program in a specialized academic area.
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Information about the Commencement Ceremonies may be found at www.longwood.edu/commencement.