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Graduation Requirements

The following requirements must be met to graduate with an Associate in Arts or an Associate in Science degree from Kishwaukee College. For more detailed information about this the Associate in Engineering Science degree or the Associate in Applied Science degrees and Certificates of Completion, please consult the current catalog.

  • Complete sixty-four (64) credit hours of 100 level courses or above with a maximum of four hours of physical education activity credit. In addition, choose a Student Success course listed in the current catalog unless transferring in 30 or more semester hours.
  • Complete the Illinois Articulation Initiative General Education Core Curriculum. Go to and select “Students.” Then select “Single School GECC worksheet.” Then select "Kishwaukee College" from the pull-down menu.
  • Achieve a 2.0 (C) grade point average in all 100/200 level courses attempted at Kishwaukee College.
  • Meet residency requirements by earning a minimum of fifteen (15) semester hours of 100/200 level credit at Kishwaukee College for each degree earned.

Click the following link to complete the Graduation Application.

If you missed the deadline to apply to graduate, please contact the Records Analyst at 815-825-9579 or email  

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Kishwaukee College celebrates student completion of Degrees and Certificates twice a year in May and December.

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