students celebrating graduation

Graduation and Commencement

 

Madera Community College will hold its 2024 Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 17 6:30 p.m., in the Commencement Courtyard on our campus. Your name will be announced as you walk across the stage to receive your diploma holder.

  1. Apply for graduation by clicking here:  MyPortal
  2. Check your student email for your “Graduation Application” status, and if instructed, meet with a Madera Community College Center counselor to review graduation eligibility
  3. Clear any financial holds with the Business Office
  4. If considering career employment after graduation, please visit the Career & Employment Center
  5. Update your contact information
  6. Order an official transcript. Make sure to request an “End of Term” transcript to ensure it is processed after your degree has posted
  7. Congratulations!

If you expect to complete your program (degree/certificate) by the end of the 2023 Summer semester, 2023 Fall semester, 2024 Spring semester or 2024 Summer term, please apply for graduation by the deadlines listed below through Self Service.

How Do I Apply for Graduation?

Deadlines to Submit Graduation Application

SEMESTER OF COMPLETION GRADUATION APPLICATION DEADLINE DEGREE ELIGIBILITY DETERMINED & POSTED TO TRANSCRIPT
Spring March 1 st

*Students applying after the deadline will have their degrees posted for the summer semester. Summer 2024 graduates are eligible to participate in all 2024 Commencement Activities.

June
Summer July 1st August
Fall October 1st January

*Allow 6-8 weeks for your degree to be evaluated. Please check your student email for updates.

Questions regarding applying for Graduation & Commencement Ceremony:

Please contact the Admissions & Records office at 559-675-4848

If you have questions, please call the Admissions & Records office at 559-675-4848 or email at admissions@maderacollege.edu

Caps, gowns, stoles and tasselsare now available for purchase at the Madera Community College Bookstore on campus, or order regalia online.

Quantities of each size are limited, so make sure to purchase your regalia early to ensure what you need is in stock. The deadline to purchase and pick-up regalia from the bookstore is Friday, May 17.

If you need assistance with purchasing your cap and gown, please contact the bookstore by email at 2175mgr@follett.com or call 559-675-4837.

Graduates will check in and line up in TM-11/Cafeteria Building 

Commencement & Rehearsal More Information

The ceremony will take place at the Madera Community College campus commencement lawn area (behind TM-11/Cafeteria/Bookstore Building) See Map

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