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2023 Commencement

Muskegon Community College holds one annual Commencement Ceremony. The 2023 Commencement will take place on May 3, 2023 at the Trinity Health Arena, 470 W. Western Ave., Muskegon, MI 49440. This Ceremony will be for students who graduate in the Fall 2022, Winter 2023, and Summer 2023 semesters.

Directions to the Arena

Apply to Graduate

Students seeking to complete an academic program at MCC must apply to graduate online in Self-Service. To apply to graduate, go to MyMCC and click the “Self-Service” tile at the top, and then click “Graduation Overview.”

Students should apply to graduate by the following dates during the student’s last semester:

  • Graduate after the Fall semester: Apply to graduate by October 1
  • Graduate after the Winter semester: Apply to graduate by March 1
  • Graduate after the Summer semester: Apply to graduate by June 1

Participate in the Graduation Ceremony

If you would like to participate in the graduation ceremony, please fill out this form:  Participation Form

2023 Commencement Grad Fest

Grad Fest will be held on Monday, March 20, 2023 and Tuesday, March 21, 2023 from 9 am to 6 pm in the MCC Bookstore, located on MCC Main Campus.  At the Grad Fest, graduates will be able to get their gown, cap, and tassel for $56.  Nursing Pins will also be available for $48.  Early College Students should contact your Dean or Mentor before purchasing your gown, cap, and tassel.  Join us and try your luck at the Prize Pond!

Graduates will have the opportunity to record a personal message to friends and family to be played before Commencement.

Decorate Your Grad Cap Contest


2022 Commencement

Thank you to the graduates and their guests who attended MCC’s 2022 Commencement Ceremony on May 4, 2022!  Below is the 2022 Commencement video:

Connect with MCC Alumni Relations!

When you graduate from MCC with an Associate’s Degree (or complete 35 credits or more at MCC), you are automatically considered a member of the MCC Alumni Association! With this membership, you will have access to special benefits and opportunities. We also recommend that you connect with MCC on LinkedIn, so that you can stay up-to-date on what’s new at MCC and take advantage of professional networking opportunities. Click the links below for more information and to stay connected with us after you graduate:

MCC Alumni Relations

Update your contact information with MCC Alumni Relations

Connect with MCC on LinkedIn


For further information about graduation and commencement, please contact us by email at officeoftheregistrar@muskegoncc.edu or by calling Joan Jolman, Degree Audit Specialist, at (231) 777-0204.