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Muskegon Community College holds one annual Commencement Ceremony. The 2024 Commencement will take place on May 1, 2024 at the Trinity Health Arena, 470 W. Western Ave., Muskegon, MI 49440. This Ceremony will be for students who graduate in the Fall 2023, Winter 2024, and Summer 2024 semesters.

The ceremony will be streamed live on Facebook.

Directions to the Arena

Apply to Graduate

*Any student applying to Graduate after April 12, will not be listed in Commencement Program*

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

2024 Commencement Rehearsal

Rehearsal is a required part for commencement. This will give you a better understanding of how the evening will flow and give you a chance to see the venue ahead of time so you can let your family and friends know the best place to sit to see you walk across the stage!  Please see below for the Rehearsal Agenda.

2024 Commencement Guidelines and Procedures
2024 Commencement Rehearsal Agenda


Directions and Parking Information

Trinity Health Arena Parking Information
Student Building Entry 
Family and Friends Building Entry

Cap Decorating Contest

Click here for more information.  You have until April 30 to submit your photos!

Participate in the Graduation Ceremony

Students who wish to participate in MCC’s 2024 Commencement Ceremony on May 1, 2024, please complete the Participation Form by March 29, 2024. You must log in to the form using your standard MyMCC username and password.
(Participation Form direct URL: https://forms.office.com/r/y4dAws5cbk)

Examples of Stoles you can order in the bookstore (more stoles are available – just ask during Grad Fest).

2023 Grad Cap Contest Winners


MCC 2023 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 J’Nai Waller, Degree Audit Specialist, at (231) 777-0204.