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  • Applying for Graduation

    We are currently accepting graduation applications for the Summer 2020 semester. Please note that upon completion of your program you will not be eligible for additional Financial Aid unless you are accepted to a new degree/certificate program. To apply for graduation please follow the steps below.

    1. Meet with your advisor

    2. Before you apply for graduation, you must meet with your advisor/department and review your Degree Audit to ensure you meet all graduation requirements. Contact information for your department can be found at www.ecc.edu/degrees.

    3. Complete your online graduation application

    4. View commencement details

    5. Planning to attend commencement? Commencement will be held May, 2021. Date, time and location will be announced soon. Students who have applied for graduation and indicated they will attend the ceremony will receive a letter containing commencement details in early May, 2021.

    6. Visit career services

    7. The Career Services department is available to assist you with writing a resume, cover letter and with your job search process. We encourage all graduates to create an account with Purple Briefcase to view job openings and on-campus career events.

    8. Planning to transfer

    9. Counselors are available to speak with students regarding their transfer plans. Ask about our Transfer Fairs and our Counselor in Residence Days, where you can meet one-on-one with a four-year college representative on campus.

    10. Stay connected

    11. SUNY Erie focuses on creating an identity for, fostering pride among and increasing engagement activities with SUNY Erie alumni locally, regionally and nationally.