If you are viewing this page, it means you are close to completing your degree or certificate and preparing for graduation! In order to achieve your goal and complete your academic journey at Olympic College, you must apply for graduation. Explore this page for all of the information you will need, including step-by-step instructions on how to apply for graduation. 

Apply for Graduation


Students at graduation


RSVP to walk in one of the commencement ceremonies and reserve up to four seats for guests by June 9.

There are two ceremonies, one at 10 am and at 1 pm. View the form for more info and instructions.

Submit the Form

Graduation Application Deadlines

Students must submit the appropriate application by the quarterly deadline for the quarter you intend to graduate. Submit your application early to ensure there is time to address any issues that may arise in the application process.

Visit our How to Apply for Graduation webpage for step-by-step instructions. 

How to Apply for Graduation

Graduation Processes

Click on a tile for more information about our graduation processes. 

Application Fees

  • $30 for the first Bachelors or Associate degree (non-refundable)
  • $20 for the High School Diploma (non-refundable)
  • $10 for each additional degree application if the completion term is the same as the first (non-refundable)

Note: Students must contact the Cashier's Office to have the appropriate application fee(s) added to their ctcLink Student Account.

Update Your Degree Name

Update Your Degree Name

The default name printed on your degrees or certificates and in the commencement ceremony program is your 'Primary Name' as listed in ctcLink. If you have legally changed your name, please submit a Name Change Request form to update your 'Primary Name.' If you would rather have a preferred name, middle name or initial, Sr/Jr, etc. on your degree or certificate, navigate to your ctcLink Student Homepage and add a 'Degree Name' to your student profile. 

Follow the instructions on the Update Degree Name webpage to add a 'Degree Name' to your student profile.

Update Degree Name