Prepare for your Future!

The Commencement ceremony is an opportunity for MCC to pay special tribute to its graduates for the outstanding efforts they have shown in earning their degree or certificate.

Congratulations! You've made it!

Date & Time:

Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 2:00pm

Commencement Ceremony Location: Virtual

Live Stream

Families and friends can tune in to YouTube on May 1 at 2pm for the ceremony - will also be available on our YouTube channel afterwards.

Traditional attire is required for participation in commencement ceremonies. Graduates may purchase their caps and gowns contactless in front of Ballenger Field House the from of April 12 - April 17, 2021.

Traditional Attire
Item Cost
Cap, Gown & Tassel $30.00
Extra Tassel 5.00
Honor Cords 12.00

Honor Cords designation by color
White cords: 3.0 - 3.4999 "Graduation with honors"
Silver cords: 3.5 - 3.999 "Graduation with high honors"
Gold cords: 4.0 "Graduation with highest honors"

Contactless Cap and Gown sale will be held in front of Ballenger Field House

Regalia Sale Hours
Date Time
Monday, April 12th 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday, April 13th 10:00am - 2:00pm
Wednesday, April 14th 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday, April 15th 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Friday, April 16th 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Saturday, April 17th 10:00am - 2:00pm

Payment methods accepted are cash, credit/debit card, and check. Full payment is due at the time of purchase. No exceptions.

Graduate Honors Reception
Eligible graduates who have achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher in their studies will be invited to a college-wide Graduate Honors Reception Date: TBA . Students who qualify receive an invitation from the Office of the Academic Affairs Vice-President. Invited grads, families and friends must RSVP as tickets are limited. Graduates will receive their honors pins and those earning an Associate degree with a 4.0 GPA along with the Paul Karr and Phil Braun award winners will be recognized during the ceremony.

Paul Karr Award
The Paul Karr Award is awarded each year to the graduate chosen to represent the class as its best citizen on the basis of scholarship based on number of credits and GPA, character and service. This honor is noted on the student’s permanent record.

Phil Braun Award
Recognition is awarded each year to the graduate most outstanding in scholarship. This honor is noted on the student‘s permanent record.

Graduation with Honors Designations
Students graduating with a cumulative 3.0 – 4.0 GPA will receive one of the following notations
on their Associates Degree transcript:

  • 3.0 graduation with honors
  • 3.5 graduation with high honors
  • 4.0 graduation with highest honors
2021 Commencement Speaker
Melany Gavulic
Melany Gavulic, RN, MBA, Hurley President and Chief Executive Officer

Melany Gavulic, RN, MBA, has served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Hurley Medical Center since February of 2012. Before this appointment, Ms. Gavulic served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Hurley Medical Center, where she was responsible for operations, nursing and all patient care services. Ms. Gavulic has a wealth of health care experience, serving in leadership roles within Hurley Medical Center over the last 21 years.

As a results-oriented professional with a proven track record of collaborative working relationships with physicians, staff, colleagues, and external customers, she has been successful in developing and facilitating teams that have positively impacted quality outcomes, demonstrated performance improvement, enhanced delivery of services and created effective community partnerships.

Ms. Gavulic received her BS Degree in Management Systems in 1991 from Kettering University (formerly GMI Engineering & Management Institute), an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Mott Community College in 1997 and an MBA from Baker College of Graduate Studies in 2005. She received her Registered Nursing License in 1997.

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Congratulations, you are a graduate and eligible to join the MCC Alumni Association!
Sign-up in the Alumni & Friends Registry to keep in touch with your classmates and MCC. There is no membership fee.

Remember, you will receive your degree or certificate by mail approximately 6 weeks after final grades are posted.

Your degree will take you farther at a 4-year university/college.

With our partnerships and transfer agreements with universities/colleges, your completed degree credits transfer towards your Bachelor's Degree.

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