If you are viewing this page, it means you are close to completing your degree or certificate and preparing for graduation! In order to achieve your goal and complete your academic journey at Olympic College, you must apply for your degree or certificate. Explore this page for all of the information you will need, including step-by-step instructions on how to apply for your degree or certificate. 

Apply for Degree/Certificate


Degree/Certificate Application Deadlines

Students must submit the appropriate application by the quarterly deadline for the quarter you intend to graduate. Submit your application early to ensure there is time to address any issues that may arise in the application process.

Visit our How to Apply for Degree/Certificate webpage for step-by-step instructions. 

How to Apply for Degree/Certificate

Graduation Processes

Click on a tile for more information about our graduation processes. 

Application Fees

  • $30 for the first Bachelors or Associate degree (non-refundable)
  • $20 for the High School Diploma (non-refundable)
  • $10 for each additional degree application if the completion term is the same as the first (non-refundable)

Note: The appropriate application fee(s) will be added to a student's ctcLink Student Account by the Cashier's Office within 2 business days of receipt of the completed application(s) by the Graduation Evaluators.  Applications without payment will not be reviewed.

Update Your Degree Name

Update Your Degree Name

The default name printed on your degrees or certificates and in the commencement ceremony program is your 'Primary Name' as listed in ctcLink. If you have legally changed your name, please submit a Name Change Request form to update your 'Primary Name.' If you would rather have a preferred name, middle name or initial, Sr/Jr, etc. on your degree or certificate, navigate to your ctcLink Student Homepage and add a 'Degree Name' to your student profile. 

Follow the instructions on the Update Degree Name webpage to add a 'Degree Name' to your student profile.

Update Degree Name