Are you ready for Graduation?

Graduation is the completion of all your degree, diploma, and/or certificate requirements. When you apply for graduation completion, you are not registering for participation in commencement.

Commencement is a ceremony that celebrates the completion of your academic achievement. To participate in the commencement ceremony, students must complete the graduation form, pay the commencement fee, and order regalia (cap, gown, and tassel) by posted deadlines.

Credential is the proof of someone’s abilities and experiences. (Certificate, Diploma or Degree)


Commencement ceremonies are conducted at the end of the Spring semester and include graduates from the previous Fall semester and potential graduates from the current Spring and upcoming Summer semesters.

View Your Credential For Completion

How to Apply for Commencement

Spring 2023 Commencement Information

The SPCC 2023 Commencement Ceremony is Saturday, May 13, 2023 @ 10:00 a.m.

2023 Graduation Fairs

The Graduation Fair in Polkton is Tuesday, April 11, 2023

The Graduation Fair in Monroe is Thursday, April 13, 2023

Important Deadlines:

  • Approval of regalia by the Registrar’s Office or purchase of regalia by March 25, 2023
  • Completion of Graduation Application by March 31, 2023


What's My Path?