Graduation
Application for Graduation & Commencement

Application for Graduation

Candidates for graduation must complete an Application For Graduation in order to receive their diploma. Students who do not complete requirements for graduation in the semester for which they applied must submit a new application. Students who plan to participate in one of the annual commencement ceremonies must indicate their intent on the Application For Graduation. There is no graduation fee. Students who plan to receive more than one degree, diploma or certificate need to complete a graduation application for each program. Candidates for graduation should submit their applications to the Credentials/Graduation Office by the dates below.

Semester You Plan to Graduate Due Date for ​Application
Fall October 1
Spring February 2
Summer February 2*
Summer June 1

*If student plans to participate in the Annual Commencement Ceremonies

Diplomas are mailed out within six weeks after final grades are posted.

Commencement

  • Students who graduate at the end of Fall 2015, Spring 2016, and Summer 2016 terms are invited to participate in the annual commencement ceremonies in May, 2016.
  • Students who plan to participate in one of the annual commencement ceremonies must indicate their intent on the Application For Graduation.
  • Participation in commencement ceremonies is free of charge.

» Commencement Dates & Locations

If you have any questions, please contact the Credentials/Graduation office at credentials@dmacc.edu or 515-965-7354 or 1-800-362-2127, ext. 7354.