• Steps of Graduation
    To apply for graduation follow the steps below:
    Step 1:    Print
    Graduation Application
        Deadlines: Fall—October 1, Spring—February 12, Summer—June 15
    Step 2:    See advisor
    Step 3:    Visit Bookstore and purchase cap and gown if planning to participate in May ceremony
    Step 4:    Visit Financial Aid office for graduation clearance
    Step 5:    Clear all holds
    Step 6:    Return graduation packet to Registrar's Office, Coastal Bend College, 3800 Charco Road, Beeville  TX  78102
                     Packet includes:    
                                            Graduation Application
                                            Signed degree plan
                                            A copy of a completed checklist with signatures
                                            Substitution forms, if applicable
    Step 7:    Diplomas will be ready within four weeks of the close of each semester.  Timeframe may vary due to holidays, campus closing, or the short summer semesters.
    Include a mailing address on the application so that your diploma can be mailed.  It is your responsibility to report an address change.
    IMPORTANT:  You will be required to apply/reapply for the next graduation if: (1) you miss the deadline or (2) you do not meet the graduation requirements during the graduation term indicated on the graduation application.