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March 22, 2021

MC's In-Person Graduation Plans

Mississippi College is excited to announce that graduation activities for May 2021 will return to in-person events, including degree ceremonies that will include family members and friends of graduates.

While continuing to abide by COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines, MC will host three days of events honoring graduates on the Clinton campus on May 6-8, 2021.  

MC also invites 2020 graduates who participated in remote ceremonies to return, if they wish, to walk in these in-person ceremonies.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 6 · 4:00 p.m.
Mississippi College will celebrate with a central Commencement Ceremony on the quad (weather permitting), including a graduation procession, music, and a keynote speaker. This event is for the MC faculty, staff, and graduates exclusively, but it will be live-streamed for family and friends. This main event will be followed by receptions for graduates and faculty members from each school at various locations around campus. 

Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8 
MC will celebrate with families and friends of graduates at separate degree ceremonies for each school held in the A.E. Wood Coliseum.  

Friday, May 7, 2021

  • 10:00 a.m. - School of Science and Mathematics
  • 2:00 p.m. - School of Business
  • 6:00 p.m. - School of Education

Saturday, May 8, 2021

  • 10:00 a.m. - School of Nursing
  • 2:00 p.m. - School of Christian Studies and the Arts
  • 6:00 p.m. - School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Graduates may invite four guests to their school’s degree ceremony. Degree ceremonies will also be live-streamed for other family members and friends.

More information will be announced soon.

We look forward to celebrating with you in person on our beautiful campus. 

Dr. David Miller
Faculty Commencement Marshal