Application Deadlines

  • Spring Graduation (including Winter Intersession) - March 1
  • Summer Graduation - June 1
  • Fall Graduation - November 1

*Applications submitted after a semester’s respective deadline will not be processed until the next semester.

Steps to Graduation

Spring 2023 Commencement

Saturday, May 13, 2023
9:00 a.m., Doors open at 8:00 a.m.
Arizona State University
Desert Financial Arena
600 E Veterans Way, Tempe, AZ 85281

Full Event Details

A gallery of photographs from the 2023 Commencement is now available. To view thumbnails for the photos, click the "Grid layout" icon in the upper right corner of the gallery.

Graduation 2023 - Photo Gallery

Important Deadlines

  • April 4, 2023 - Last day to have name appear in online program and appear on LED screen during the ceremony
  • April 21, 2023 - RSVP to attend ceremony
  • April 21, 2023 - Last day to purchase regalia

Additional Details

Graduation Regalia

There is no application fee to apply for graduation.

A cap and gown is required to participate in the ceremony. Deadline to order regalia is April 21, 2023.


  • Cap/gown/tassel package $13.00
  • Tassel only with year/date pendant $1.65 (optional)
  • A year date pendant only $0.40 (optional)
  • Extra diploma cover $15 (optional)

Graduation Badge

2023 Mesa Community College Graduate

Let your friends and family know you are graduating from Mesa Community College by adding a Grad Badge to your Facebook timeline.


  • Diplomas for your earned degree and certificate will be mailed to your address on record. We’re processing applications for degrees and certificates as we normally would, which means that degrees and certificates will be mailed to their address of record once grades have been processed and the college has confirmed that all requirements have been met. All financial obligations to MCC must be cleared before we can release your degree and/or certificate and transcripts. Log in to to update your address and check for any messages posted in your Student Center.