Graduation Information


You’ve worked hard to complete the requirements for a certificate or degree from MACC.

To receive your diploma and (optionally) if you wish to participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, follow these instructions:

1.  You MUST apply for graduation in order to receive your diploma!

  • Complete the Graduation Application online by logging into your MyMACC account.
  • Select the “Student” tab.
  • Select the “Graduation” tab on the left.
  • Then complete the “Graduation Application”.

Complete all parts of the application (even if you DO NOT plan to participate in Commencement).

There is no cost to participate in the commencement ceremony.

All follow-up correspondence from the Registrar will be via your MACC student email account.

 Graduation Application Deadlines

If you will complete degree/certificate requirements by:Forms are due by:
August (Summer Term)
December (Fall Semester)
May (Spring Semester)
August 1
December 1
May 1
2. Assessments / Exit Exams: Some MACC degree programs (i.e. AAT and most AAS/Certificate programs) require passing scores on various assessment/exit exams. It is the responsibility of every graduating student to review the requirements for their degree program as defined in the current college catalog and to obtain passing scores on any specified exams (e.g. MoGEA, etc.) prior to graduation. If an exit exam or other assessment is required for your degree program, sign up to take that exam as soon as possible. Contact your site office or your academic advisor for more information regarding exit exams.
3. Meet all other requirements for your declared degree/certificate program (e.g. minimum GPA requirements).
4.Pay in full all outstanding fees owed to MACC.
5. Apply for scholarships! There are a wide variety of scholarships available to MACC Graduates who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university. These scholarships come from colleges and universities directly as well as private sources. You may be required to apply directly to the four-year school for some scholarships, while others may allow you to apply directly through MACC. Please go to the Transfer Scholarship Table for a summary of some of the scholarships available. Most scholarships have specific application deadlines, so you must review these documents carefully. Please go to the full list of MACC’s Non-Institutional/Endowment Scholarships offered to MACC graduates. The MACC non-institutional scholarships have a deadline of April 1; for a copy of the application or to apply online, please see our Scholarships.