Graduation Information

Student Information for Commencement

Commencement will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. on the Mays Landing campus. Please continue to view this website for updates. 

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 2023 and will serve until the following June 2024.  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.   

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. To take advantage of this opportunity your Graduation Application must be submitted no later than December 16, 2022. 
Graduate taking selfie with instructor

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 2022 CGPA to be eligible to wear an honor stole. Spring 2023 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 diploma


Frequently Asked Questions

Past Commencements