While LCC makes every effort to assist students in meeting academic requirements, the final responsibility for meeting all academic and graduation requirements rests with each student.

Spring 2020 graduates must complete a Declaration of Intent to Graduate form and return it to the Registrar after registration for summer courses is complete (by February 21).

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete the core curriculum requirements
  • Complete the major requirements
  • Earn a total of at least 240 ECTS credits
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 6.00
  • Complete the minimum upper-division requirements of 78 ECTS credits
  • Complete a final project during the last year
  • Complete all program requirements within a seven year period


LCC awards academic honors to students who demonstrate superior scholastic achievement and who, upon completion of studies, have taken at least 150 credits at LCC. These are indicated on the diploma supplement. Honors are awarded as follows: 

  • Cum Laude: Cumulative GPA of 9.20 – 9.59 
  • Magna Cum Laude: Cumulative GPA of 9.60 – 9.79 
  • Summa Cum Laude: Cumulative GPA of 9.80 – 10.00

Diploma and Diploma Supplement

Diplomas and Diploma Supplements are released to students after the following requirements are met:

  • All courses completed
  • Financial debts cleared
  • Library books returned and library fines paid
  • Graduation cap and gown returned
  • LSP student card returned to the Registrar’s office (#23) or a fine of 37.65 € paid to Lithuania Students Union* (NOT LCC) if the card has been misplaced. Payment slip needs to be submitted to the Registrar’s office.
  • Senior Survey completed.
  • Thesis, Business Plan titles in English and Lithuanian submitted to the Department Chair.
  • Thesis, Business Plan documents submitted to the library.
*Lithuania Student Union Payment Information

Recipient: Lietuvos studentų sąjunga
Recipient Code: 190739547 
Account Number: LT547300010102444082 (AB „Swedbank“)
Payment Code: 103087 
Amount: 37.65 EUR
Payment Details: Už negražintą LSP

Diploma and Diploma Supplements Distribution

  • You may either pick up your documents in person at the Registrar’s office OR
  • Authorize (through a notary) another person to pick up the diploma on your behalf.

Legalization of Diplomas

Please contact Registrar at for questions about legalization of diplomas.

Graduation Fee

40 EUR for students participating in the Graduation Ceremonies.  The fee covers the cost of cap and gown rental, tassel, and sash.


Commencement is held in May or December for students completing the four-year program. Diplomas are issued to graduates after completion of their courses. Students who do not complete academic requirements by the spring semester will receive a diploma dated at the end of the semester in which courses are completed.

Attendance at May commencement is encouraged for all students completing program requirements by the end of spring term. Students who have 12 or fewer ECTS credits to complete after spring term, and will complete them by August, may also participate in Commencement. Requests for special permission to participate must be received by the Registrar by February 21.

December 2019 Commencement Events Schedule

Saturday, December 14, 2019

  • Rehearsal for graduates: 10:00
  • Commencement at 11:00
  • In Neufeld Auditorium

May 2020 Commencement Events Schedule

Thursday, April 30, 2020

  • Rehearsal for graduates: 16:00-17:00 
  • In Michealsen centras

Saturday, May 2, 2020

  • Baccalaureate at 10:30-11:30
  • Commencement at 13:30-15:00 
  • In Michealsen centras

MA 2020 Commencement Events Schedule

Friday, August 7, 2020

  • MA graduation ceremony at 15:30-17:00
  • in Neufeld Auditorium