Graduation Information

Intent to Graduate Forms

Please note that it is the responsibility of each student, along with your advisor, to ensure all necessary requirements have been met for degree or certificate completion. Please closely review all Graduation Requirements before submitting an intent to graduate form. Each student must meet with an advisor to complete an Intent to Graduate form. Submission of the form will initiate posting your credential on your transcript and printing your diploma.

Required Exit Counseling for Student Loan Recipients

If you have received a student loan through Chattanooga State's Financial Aid Office, you must complete an on-line exit interview. Complete this requirement at student Your diploma will not be released if you have not completed the exit interview.


Due to COVID-19, the in-person ceremonies scheduled for August 1 at Memorial Auditorium were canceled. Small group ceremonies were held on campus the week of July 20, and the College will release a Commencement video in early August.

Diploma Replacement from ChattState or Tennessee College of Applied Technology

A diploma replacement can be obtained free of charge if your year of graduation is from 2000 – present (diplomas earned before 2000 are not available). Requests should include the Student ID (if available), student’s complete name, address, phone number, and email address, along with the preferred delivery method (mail, pick up, etc.). Students can order their document, or direct any questions to, or call 423-697-2490.