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Are you Ready to Graduate?

Three graduates posing at commencement
By Cynthia Orr

March 27, 2019 - 12:04 AM

Congratulations! Graduation is an important, exciting day for our students, and we try to make it as stress-free and fun as possible.

Mt. SAC conducts one commencement ceremony a year, at the end of the spring semester. Fall and winter graduates are encouraged to attend the ceremony and participate in this event with spring graduates in June. Summer session prospective graduates are also invited to participate in the June ceremony.

Talk with a Completion Coach by visiting the Completion Center in building 9G, to verify if you are ready to walk in commencement.  Once you are ready, apply for graduation by May 10, 2019 at


May 6

Graduation announcement and cap/gown orders begin at campus bookstore

May 10

Mandatory Application for Graduation deadline to guarantee your name in the commencement program

May 10

Verify name/spelling/academic honors status for commencement program and diploma online on your student portal

June 10

Deadline to request special accommodations for disabilities, medical and special needs from ACCESS office

June 16

Commencement at Citizens Business Bank Arena.