The final deadline to apply for Summer 2023 graduation is Friday, June 9, 2023 (Graduation Application).

COVID-Related Recommendations for Summer 2023 Commencement

Northwest Mississippi Community College is committed to the health and well-being of our students, their families, and our faculty and staff.  Therefore, we recommend the following protocols regarding commencement ceremony attendance on Friday, July 28, 2023:

  • Graduates and guests who feel unwell should avoid attending the commencement ceremony.  For those unable to attend, the ceremonies will be streamed live on the NWCC Youtube page.
  • Although not required, face coverings are encouraged regardless of vaccination status.

We also encourage social distancing, where possible, between family units.  If possible, please maintain 6 feet of space between your family unit and others.

Summer 2023 Commencement Information
Date:  Friday, July 28, 2023
Academic Commencement
Time: TBA
Career Technical Workforce Solutions Commencement
Time: TBA
School of Health Science Pinning and Commencement
Time: TBA
Location: Howard Coliseum

The Office of Admissions and Records is conducting final degree audits.  If a student was unable to complete the required course work, the Office will inform the student via email that he/she has not met degree requirements. If all required course work is complete for the student’s credential, he/she will receive the following:

  1. Delivery of all requested transcripts (confirming the degree/credential) to be sent to other colleges/universities and employers after final grades have posted.
  2. Receipt of link to the student’s digital degree/credential via an email and/or text message.
  3. Receipt of paper degree/credential within 14 business days of receiving digital degree/credential.

For questions or additional assistance, please contact the Office of Admissions and Records by email at