Graduation 2020-2021

Congratulations on approaching the required number of credits and the necessary GPA to graduate for a degree or certificate. Please check this page regularly for graduation updates, including venue information. All graduates are invited to walk in Gateway Community College's Commencement Ceremony, held in May.


Application Deadlines

To be considered a degree/certificate candidate, students must fill out the graduation application by the specified deadlines. Due to time constraints, NO EXCEPTIONS to these deadlines will be made.

Fall 2020 graduates Application deadline is December 4, 2020
Spring 2021 graduates Application deadline is March 13, 2021
Summer 2021 graduates Application deadline is June 11, 2021


Graduation Eligibility

Students should log into their Degree Works to see if they are eligible for graduation.

The final graduation audit is completed by the Registrar’s Office.


Graduation Application

To complete a Gateway Community College Graduation Application, click here. The form is for graduates completing their courses by the end of the Fall 2020 semester ONLY. Once your application is submitted, your graduation auditor will contact you to verify if the application has been accepted. Please check your college email within 3 BUSINESS DAYS!


Reorder Lost Diploma

To order a lost diploma, complete the REQUEST FOR A REPLACEMENT DIPLOMA and return to the Bursar’s Office at Gateway. If you cannot come in person, email the form to Once the form is signed by the student and Bursar, please bring it to the Registrar’s Office in room N-214.