Graduation Information

Student Information for Commencement

Commencement will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. on the Mays Landing campus. Please continue to view this website for updates. This year's keynote speaker is James F. Allen, Chairman, Hard Rock International, and Chief Executive Officer, Seminole Gaming.

Board of Trustee Representative 

One member of the graduating class is eligible to serve a one-year membership on the college’s Board of Trustees.  This student will share the student's perspective as policies and decisions are made to guide the college.  The elected student will be seated in July 2022 and will serve until the following June 2023.  The representative must be available to attend monthly Board meetings in person if scheduled in that format.

The deadline has passed for applying for this position. 

Process for Graduation

To apply for graduation, complete the graduation application online through Self Service (formerly WebAdvisor)/SelfServ. The deadline date for commencement information has passed.  

If you earned credits from another accredited college or university be sure to have an official copy of your transcript(s) sent to Atlantic Cape for evaluation.  You can view your records on Self Service (formerly WebAdvisor) to verify those courses have been evaluated and added to your records.  If there are transfer courses missing, please contact the Admissions Office or call (609) 343-5000.

Log into your  Self Service  account to complete the degree audit application.

  • Click on “Students”
  • Click on “application for graduation”
  • Complete the online form
  • The college has waived the fee for the graduation application made possible by the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. 
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Once your application is received, the Enrollment Services office will complete your degree audit.  You will be notified via your Buccaneer email account regarding your eligibility for graduation.  Students who have to complete more than two courses or have a grade point average (GPA) below 2.0 are not eligible for graduation and subsequently will not be permitted to participate in commencement ceremonies.

Honors Criteria

You MUST fall under one of the criteria below using your Fall 2021 CGPA to be eligible to wear an honor stole. Spring 2022 grades are not used. 

You are eligible for honors if:

  • You enrolled at Atlantic Cape before Fall 1994 and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above.
  • You enrolled at Atlantic Cape during or after Fall 1994 and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above.

How Do I Get My Diploma

After your degree audit (graduation application) has been evaluated and you have been certified as a graduate, your diploma will be ordered and mailed to you.

If you have any questions, please contact the Enrollment Services office, at (609) 343-5005, (609) 463-4774, ext. 5005, or

For questions regarding your:

graduate standing with diplomaCaps, Gowns, and Honor Stoles

In our efforts to celebrate your success, Atlantic Cape will waive the cost of the Cap and Gown fee! The students who have already submitted and paid for the graduation application will receive a refund. This opportunity was made possible by the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. 

Student Cap and Gown Orders:

The deadline for ordering caps and gowns online is Tuesday, April 18, 2022. Any orders after April 19th must be made in person at the Bookstore on the Mays Landing campus until April 28, 2022.

Full-time and Adjunct Faculty, and Staff Commencement Regalia:

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If your name appears in the drop-down menu, please select it and verify or edit your information. If your name is not on the drop-down menu, please select "new" and follow the steps. If you already have your Regalia, please notify the Student Affairs office that you will be participating in the ceremony, 609-343-5083, 609-463-4774, ext. 5083 or

The deadline for ordering Regalia online is Tuesday, April 28, 2022. 

Bookstore hours are:

Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Frequently Asked Questions

Student Commencement Information

Past Commencements