By Jennifer Ruff

Staff Writer

To graduate or receive a certificate from LBCC, students need to turn in their forms to admissions and records by Friday, March 8 at noon.

Applications may be found at admission and records office in N108 at the LAC or MD135 at the PCC. Print forms are online at

Graduation and certificates of achievement are two different forms.

Students may qualify for a retroactive degree, which means the necessary courses are completed but they haven’t applied for graduation yet. The curriculum guides for certificates and degrees are at

If more information is needed from a student or they are denied, they will be notified by email, staff said. Also, students can expect a response in late May to early April, they added. Graduation is Thursday, June 6.

For more information, students may call (562) 938-4485 for the LAC or (562) 938-4485 for the PCC. Both offices are open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m.-noon.