We are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting our annual Graduation celebrations in the Spring. This May 2024, we will be honoring the accomplishments of those graduating during Summer 2023, Fall 2023 and Spring 2024.
To participate in the ceremony and graduate successfully, it is important to keep in mind that there are two crucial steps that must be completed.
steps to graduating
Apply to Graduate
This is the crucial step that determines whether you have fulfilled all of the academic requirements for your degree/program.
*Reminder: this is what enables you to get your diploma
RSVP to Graduation Ceremony
This next step is all about you! Celebrate your accomplishments by walking across the stage.
*Reminder: It's important to note that applying to graduate (Step 1) does not guarantee your attendance at the Graduation Ceremony. To ensure that you don't miss out on participating in this special occasion, it's critical to RSVP to the ceremony.
If you're a student seeking a certificate or degree, it's not too late to apply for graduation. It's important to note that all students must apply for graduation to be eligible to receive their certificate or degree. Don't miss this opportunity - apply today!
The RSVP for CGCC’s May 2024 Commencement is OPEN! If you have any questions prior to that please email us at email@example.com.
Participation in the Graduation Ceremony does not require approval for graduation. For instance, suppose you wish to attend the ceremony in May but have unfinished summer classes. In that case, you are still welcome to participate.
CGCC will offer flowers to purchase in advance of the ceremony and on-site the day of Commencement. Information will be updated in Spring 2024.
CGCC features a student speaker at all of our Commencement Ceremonies. Check back here for more information in Spring 2024 about how you can apply!
The FAQs for graduation information provide helpful answers to common questions about graduation requirements, ceremony logistics, and other relevant topics. Students are encouraged to review these FAQs to ensure they are fully prepared for their upcoming graduation.
Maricopa Community Colleges has a proud tradition of inviting all graduates, their friends and families, and employees to participate in Convocation activities. These inclusive events are open to everyone in the community, regardless of their background. These are not hosted or planned by CGCC, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Fields of Interest - Here's what you need to know
We host two separate graduation ceremonies on May 10, 2024, 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Your Degree/program determines your pre-assigned ceremony time. If you are unsure of your degree or program, select the Fields of Interest that best matches your emphasis. For those receiving mulitple degrees or certificates, please choose a preferred ceremony time.
- May 10, 2024 at 10:00am
- Applied Technology
- Health Sciences
- Visual and Performing Arts
- May 10, 2024 at 3:00pm
- Behavioral Science and Human Services
- Business, Entrepreneurialism and Management
- Computer and Information Technology
- Culture and Society
- Don't forget to check in one hour before the ceremony
* Email email@example.com if unable to attend assigned ceremony