2017 Commencement
Wednesday, May 3, 7 p.m.
L.C. Walker Arena

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Who is eligible to participate in Commencement?
Students with an earned minimum of 47 credit hours and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 are eligible to participate. The ceremony recognizes the Fall 2015 Graduates and students who plan on completing their degrees/certificates in Winter 2016 or Summer 2016.

How and when should I apply for graduation?
Please complete an Application for Graduation by March 1, 2017 if you wish to have your name in the Commencement program. Here’s how:

  1. Obtain an application by going to and click on the Application for Graduation.
  2. Submit your completed application at the Student Welcome Center. Upon receipt of your application, an initial degree audit will be performed and mailed to your home in approximately three to four weeks.

In a few weeks, you will receive a postcard in the mail. It will explain how to submit your participation card, when to purchase your cap and gown, as well as specific details pertaining to the commencement ceremony. You may also access this information at:

For further information, please contact the Office of the Registrar by email: or call (231) 777-0204.

Grad Fest

When: March 6, 2017

If you are planning on graduating in Winter 2017, be sure to attend Grad Fest on March 6, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Bookstore.  At Grad Fest you will be able to:

  • Submit Participation Card (Click here to download a printable version of the card)
  • Purchase Cap, Gown and Tassel
  • Graduation Information
  • Purchase Announcements
  • Food and Fun
  • Record Video Messages

View a video of the 2016 MCC Commencement