The Event

Congratulations, Thunderbirds!

Graduation is a time to pay tribute to each member of the graduating class. As students of Mesa Community College you have left, and will continue to leave, an indelible legacy of achievement and a tradition of excellence for generations to come.

Please join us at the May 2024 Commencement Ceremony so we may celebrate your academic accomplishments with your family and friends.

Ceremony Details

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2024
Time: TBD
Location: Arizona State University | Desert Financial Arena |600 E Veterans Way, Tempe, AZ 85281

Graduation Regalia

There is no application fee to apply for graduation.

You can now order your cap and gown online and have it shipped to your home. A cap and gown (regalia) are required to participate in the ceremony.

Ship to Home Closing Date: April 14, 2024 at 11:59 pm
Orders placed after April 14th are not guaranteed to arrive in time for graduation.

NOTE: Regalia will be shipped to the address you provide. Please allow a minimum of 14 business days for your order to ship.

Order your cap and gown online


We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. Graduates requiring special accommodations (blind/visually impaired, deaf/hard of hearing, wheelchair, scooter, crutches, etc.) should notify Jennifer Biggs at (480) 461-7794.

Accessible seating for guests is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Closed Captioning

Closed captioning will be available for the hearing impaired.

Photography and Flowers

GradImages coupon

GradImages® is proud to be the official graduation photographer for Mesa Community College! You will receive your photo proofs via email or mail after the event so that you can decide if you would like to purchase any of the images. You can also search for your images on Questions? Please contact the GradImages Customer Service Department at (800) 261-2576 or Pre-Register with GradImages before graduation ceremony photos and receive a discount! Please visit to pre-register.

Floral bouquets, Orchid Lei's, Kukui nut lei's, and other gift items will be available for purchase at the commencement ceremony. Please click on the following link to pre-order and reserve your gifts -

All online orders will be available for pickup on site the day of the ceremony. To retrieve your order, please stop by the booth located conveniently at the entrance to the arena before the ceremony begins.


Diplomas are mailed to the address on record. All financial obligations to MCC must be cleared before we can release your degree and/or certificate and transcripts. Visit to update your address and check for any messages posted in your Student Center.

Live Streaming

Family and friends who are unable to attend the ceremony in person can point their browser to While every attempt will be made to live stream the event, we have experienced technical difficulties in the past due to unforeseen circumstances.

Social Media

Tag MCC in your graduation social media posts using #mesaccgraduation.

Planning on decorating your cap? Take a photo and share it or other graduation photos on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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