Graduation and Commencement

Congratulations Graduates!

Chandler-Gilbert Community College is excited to celebrate with you and your supporters! We host our Commencement celebrations once a year in the Spring; this May 2024 we will celebrate those graduating in Summer 2023, Fall 2023 and Spring 2024.

To help make this process as successful as possible, please note that there are 2 steps to graduating and participating in Commencement (this is the graduation ceremony).

steps to graduating

Step 1

Apply to graduate from CGCC.
This is the part that determines you have met all the academic requirements for your degree/program (this is what enables you to get your diploma).

Step 2

RSVP for Commencement (Graduation ceremony).
This tells us you are coming to celebrate! You do NOT need to be approved to graduate to participate in the Commencement ceremony (for example, you want to walk in May but have summer classes left to take). Applying to graduate (step 1) does NOT RSVP you for the Commencement Ceremony; you will miss crucial information if you do not RSVP.


Not sure what field of interest your degree/program is in?

CGCC’s hosts 2 Commencement Ceremonies both held on May 10, 2024.
Graduates are assigned a ceremony by their field of interest/degree program.

Fields of Interest

Fields of Interest

Degree/program determines pre-assigned ceremony time, check-in is an hour before the ceremony. If unsure of degree/program, select field of interest matching emphasis. For multiple degrees/certificates, choose preferred ceremony time from Fields of Interest.

  • Check Back in Spring 2024 for more information

* Email if unable to attend assigned ceremony.