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Application for Degree

Complete the Application for Degree

Applies to those who have completed required BSC course work towards a college certificate, diploma or associate degree. 

 1. Complete the Application for Degree
  •  Should only be completed during the last semester of high school enrollment.

  • You must complete all items marked with an asterisk*.
  • The name on your diploma will be taken directly from what is entered on this form. 
  • The address submitted should be where you would like the diploma to be sent.
  • The hometown and home state will be used in the commencement program.
  • If you have additional credits (alternative learning or transfer credits) that have not been posted to your BSC transcript, please email: with the following information:
    • Type of credit (CLEP, AP, etc.) or name of institution
    • Course work taken
    • When information should be received
  • Complete the rest of the application, check the electronic signature box and submit. 
 2. Send final high school transcript once graduation date is posted 

Electronic delivery can be sent to
If electronic delivery is not available, official transcripts may be mailed to:
Bismarck State College
Attn: Admissions
PO Box 5587
Bismarck, ND 58506-5587

 3. Watch the mail for your diploma
  • Once all grades have been posted at the end of the semester and BSC has received a final high school transcript, a final evaluation will be conducted of your requirements.  
    • If requirements have been met, your graduation status is updated in CampusConnection to Degree Awarded, the degree is posted to your BSC transcripts and diplomas will be mailed within two weeks. 
    • If requirements have not been met, an email will be sent to your BSC email account. 

For detailed information, visit Prepare to Graduate