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Graduation and the Commencement Ceremony

The Fall 2020 graduation application is due date Monday, 11/30/2020. There will be no fall 2020 Commencement Ceremony.

Please join us for the Spring Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, 05/13/2021.

Spring 2021 graduation application due date Friday, 03/26/2021.

2020 Virtual Graduation Celebration

Congratulations to the 2020 SMCC Graduates.

The 2020 SMCC Commencement Celebration, facilitated by StageClip Productions, is available for viewing on our commencement event page here.

Refund: If you paid $25.00 for a cap and gown and have not received that refund please contact Cashiers:

Diplomas and a diploma cover will be mailed directly to students tentatively July 2020 using the physical address on file. Please review this information in your Student Center. If your address needs to be updated you may do so in your Student Center.
Please note your degree and/or certificates will be posted on your transcript. You may check to see when your degree and/or certificates are posted by looking at your unofficial transcript in your Student Services Center before ordering official transcripts to be sent to colleges, universities, employers and/or for scholarship opportunities.

Are you Eligible for Graduation?

Students maintaining continuous enrollment at any public Arizona community college or university may graduate according to the requirements of the catalog in effect at the time of initial enrollment or according to the requirements of any single catalog in effect during subsequent terms of continuous enrollment. Students may maintain continuous enrollment whether attending a single public community college or university in Arizona or transferring among public institutions in Arizona while pursuing their degrees.

For detailed information regarding graduation policies, please review our District Common Pages.

For more details and additional requirements and limitations please review the Catalog.

It’s Your Responsibility

Contact your advisor for specific questions about your program of study or graduation requirements.


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Fax: 602-243-8199