Everything you need to know to walk at graduation.
If your plans change after you file the Application for Graduation please contact the office of the Registrar for the change to be applied to your Graduation Application.
Students who are completing all of their requirements in May are NOT required to complete this form.
Undergraduate students who will have one course or seven (7) or fewer credits remaining may apply to participate in the commencement ceremony and only if they have enrolled in the courses required for graduation.
Students must submit the appropriate Commencement Participation Application to be considered for participation in the ceremony. The application must be complete with all required documentation attached at the time of submission. To have your name appear in the commencement program, the application must be received by the Office of the Registrar, Barlow Hall, no later than 5 p.m. on April 3.
Undergraduate students whose final requirement is Student Teaching must submit the Commencement Participation Application for Student Teachers (pdf).
All other undergraduate students should submit the Commencement Participation Application (pdf).
Graduate students who are in good academic standing with the university, have three (3) or fewer academic credits or one course remaining for the completion of their degree, have enrolled in the courses required for graduation, and have received approval from the graduate coordinator of their program may apply to participate in the graduate commencement ceremony.
Graduate students must submit the Graduate Commencement Participation Application (pdf) to be considered for participation in the ceremony. To have your name appear in the commencement program, the application must be received by the Office of the Registrar, Barlow Hall, no later than 5 p.m. on April 3.
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.
Those undergraduate 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:
Longwood also recognizes graduating undergraduate seniors who have successfully completed an honors program in a specialized academic area.
You will receive your seating/name card upon your arrival. Do not lose this! It will be used to call your name as you walk across the stage.
Undergraduate Commencement FAQs
Graduate Commencement FAQs
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.