Diplomas are awarded at the end of each semester or session (December, May, and August). Graduation exercises are held at the end of the fall and spring semesters. Students must have fulfilled all requirements to participate in graduation and receive a diploma. All students who complete their work in December or May are required to participate in the graduation exercise. Students who complete all of their requirements in August may petition to "walk early" with the May class. Click here for more information on Petitioning to Walk Early.
Students must register for the appropriate section of GN 999X the semester all coursework will be completed for graduation. An Intent to Graduate form should be completed after registering for GN 999X. This form is available on myLipscomb or by clicking the link below.
For information about graduation, check with the Registrar's Office, Crisman 220, or call 615.966.6083.
(NOTE: Only currently enrolled students or completely admitted new students are eligible to register for classes.)
Step 1 of the Registration Process: check registration eligibility. Select the term for which you wish to register and click “Submit."
Step 2 of the Registration Process: select your classes. Select term if not already selected, and click “Submit.”
Step 3 of the Registration Process: display your schedule by Day & Time. In the top right-hand corner in the “Go to (MM/DD/YYYY) field:” enter the first day of class to see your schedule. Print this schedule for your records. Verify that all of your courses are listed.
Step 4 of the Registration Process: Pay/Satisfy Financial Obligations.