Commencement Ceremony

All students who will be completing their degree or certificate, must submit an application for graduation to be able to participate in the commencement ceremony. To ensure your name appears in the printed commencement program, you must submit your graduation application by April 29, 2022.

The Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022.

The conferring of degrees and college certificates, and the awarding of honors highlight the commencement exercises. Students receiving associate degrees or college certificates of 15 credits or more are invited to participate in the commencement.

Cap/Gown and Honor Cords

Cap and gowns are required graduation attire and will be provided for free. Honor cords (for those with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher) will also be provided for free. Please check your WCC email to sign up for the Commencement Parade and Celebration and to place your cap, gown and honor cord order.

Veteran Cords

Veteran cords are available to our veteran students. Please contact Carol Osborne at 734-973-3616 or email