Graduation at SPC

South Plains College holds commencement exercises once a year in May. Graduates are highly encouraged to participate in commencement exercises. Students who plan to complete the requirements for graduation during the summer should apply for graduation during the previous spring semester and may participate in the May commencement exercises.


Fall 2019 - November 5, 2019

Spring/Summer 2020 - March 10, 2020


  • Complete all degree requirements for your major. See your academic advisor for verification of your degree requirements or view the SPC General Catalog for more information.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.00 (“C”) or better.
  • Verify your major in Texan Connect. If your current major is incorrect , please submit the Change of Program Form before you apply for graduation.
  • Complete graduation application (no application fee required).

To Apply for Graduation

  1. Log in to your MySPC.
  2. Go to Texan Connect.
  3. Click on Student Self Service.
  4. Click on Student Registration/Planning.
  5. Apply for Graduation.
  6. Fill out the online graduation application. 

Graduation Regalia

For students participating in a commencement ceremony, graduation regalia (cap, gown, and tassel) must be ordered online at Regalia will be distributed to the campus the student selects on the online order form beginning Monday, April 27. Students may pick up regalia through Thursday, May 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the following locations.

  •  Levelland Campus - Admissions and Records Office in the Student Services Building
  • Reese Center - Building 8 in the Student Support Center
  • Lubbock Center - Student Support Center at the Main Entrance
  • Plainview Center - Main Office


Diplomas are mailed approximately six to eight weeks (excluding weekends and holidays) when the following items have been completed:

  1. Graduation requirements have been reviewed and approved by instructional deans, AND
  2. ALL final grades have been reported to the Office of the Registrar.


Invitations may be purchased directly from any publishing company you select. SPC does not contract with a publishing company. For information, call the SPC bookstore at 806-894-9611, ext. 2399 or visit by April 1. 

Diploma Replacement

Previously awarded diplomas may be replaced by completing and submitting a Diploma Replacement Order Form.  Mail form with the $25.00 replacement fee (cashier's check or money order only) to:

SPC Admissions and Records
ATTN: Graduation Clerk
1401 South College Avenue
Levelland, TX 79336


For questions regarding your degree requirements, contact your program advisor.

For question regarding application, commencement exercises, etc., contact Admissions and Records at or (806) 716-2572.