Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from Mitchell Community College.  The 2017 graduation ceremony will be held Friday, May 19 at 7:00 p.m. on the Circle in front of the Main Building. Graduation rehearsal will be held on campus on May 19 beginning at 9:00 a.m on the Circle.


Following are important things you need to know prior to the ceremony:

  • The cost of the cap, gown and tassel set will be $31.85 plus $2.15 tax=$34.00.  The set may be purchased from the Bookstore beginning Tuesday, April 18, 2017.  *Note: No decorations to your cap and/or gown is appropriate.

  The Bookstore’s regular hours are as follows:

           Monday through Thursday – 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

           Friday – 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. with no evening hours

 Although you have until 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 18 to purchase your cap, gown and tassel set, please do so as soon as possible so that you can be sure the size is correct and, if not, exchange it if necessary.

  • Graduation announcements and diploma frames will be available for purchase at the College Bookstore beginning Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

  • Class ring information and sales:  There will be a Herff Jones sales representative on the Main Campus in the College Bookstore on Tuesday, April 18 from 9:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.

  • Graduation status depends upon the completion of courses listed on your application for graduation. Students completing graduation requirements at the end of the summer must early register and pay tuition by May 10. 

  • In the case of inclement weather, guests will need to be prepared with raincoats,etc. as the ceremony will continue. Umbrellas are not allowed. Only if dangerous conditions occur, such as lightning, will the ceremony be postponed until later in the evening or to the following weekend.

  • If you or a family member need special accommodations, please contact Donavon Kirby at (704) 878-3267 so that arrangements can be made prior to the graduation ceremony.  There will be a designated area for the family member and one additional guest.

  • Graduation Diplomas will be available for pick-up beginning Monday, May 22.

Congratulations again on your graduation. We look forward to seeing you at rehearsal!