It may take several days for the Graduation Specialist to process your graduation
application. You can check your status by logging into Lighthouse and looking at your
unofficial transcripts. PENDING - Your application has been approved and waiting on the end of term SOUGHT – Your application has been received and an email has been sent to you if you are
applying for an Associate in Arts degree. If you are applying for an Associate in
Science degree, certificate, Bachelor of Applied Science or Bachelor of Science in
Nursing degree, the email has been sent to your advisor.
Meet with the Graduation Specialist if you are applying for your Associate in Arts
degree. See your advisor if you are applying for your Associate in Science degree,
certificate, Bachelor of Applied Science or Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
Paradigm, the new diploma company, will email each graduate explaining how to set-up
your portal for ordering diplomas, covers, etc. The diplomas will be mailed directly
to you within six-to-eight weeks from the end of your graduating term and are free.
The diploma covers are a separate charge, unless you participate in the graduation
ceremony. Diplomas (and covers if applicable) will be mailed to the address provided
on the graduation application you submitted.
Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person in its programs,
activities, policies or procedures on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national
origin, marital status, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation,
gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. All questions
or inquiries regarding compliance with laws relating to non-discrimination and all
complaints regarding sexual misconduct or discrimination, may be directed to Lee Wood, Executive Director, Human Resources/Title II/504/Title IX Coordinator and Employment
Equity Officer, Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. US Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401.