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Commencement 2022

Class of 2022’s commencement will be celebrated on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 11:00am

Students who have completed all of their academic requirements and had their degree or certificate conferred in January 2022 will be recognized as a member of the Class of 2022.

Tickets and Event Information

Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, May 26
11:00 a.m. in the tent beside the Asiaf Field House, Brockton Campus

Tickets will be available for eligible graduates on Monday, May 2nd in the Student Life Office (Brockton Campus, Student Center, Lower Level). Each graduate can receive up to four (4) tickets, as ticket supplies last. Overflow seating will be available in the Fine Arts building. The commencement will be streamed live on our website.

Mandatory Rehearsal for Graduates
Wednesday, May 25
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 
Brockton Campus in the tent beside the Asiaf Field House
Alumni Reception (immediately following the rehearsal)
Wednesday, May 25
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. 
Brockton Campus in the tent beside the Asiaf Field House
Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, May 26
Graduate Check-In 9:30 a.m. (Asiaf Field House), ceremony begins at 11:00 a.m.
ADA Disability-related Accommodations

ADA Disability-related Accommodations/Special Seating for graduates and/or guests should be made in advance by contacting the Dean of Students office at (508) 588-9100, ext. 1402 as soon as possible.

COVID-19 Information

The Commencement Ceremony will take place outdoors under a tent. COVID-19 vaccinations will not be required for attendees (including graduates) who will remain outdoors, including the Commencement Tent. Wearing a mask is optional outdoors. All guests viewing the Commencement Ceremony in the Fine Arts building, and accessing any facilities indoors at Massasoit Community College, must adhere to the College’s COVID-19 vaccination policy and indoor mask requirement. They should be prepared to show proof of vaccination. This policy is subject to change.

Please visit massasoit.edu/covid-info for more information.

Caps and Gowns (Orders due May 4, 2022)

graduation regalia

It is necessary for graduating students to purchase academic regalia (cap and gown) to participate in the 2022 graduation.

If graduating students wish to purchase regalia, it can be ordered on online here. This will give graduating students the opportunity to have regalia for photos with family and friends, and have a keepsake of this important milestone.

Deadline to order is May 4, 2022.

Cost:
Cap, gown and Tassel are $50.00

Stoles are $33.00 to $50.00 depending on department.

Extra tassels are $7.00.

2 week shipping is $13.95.

Caps and gowns will not be available at the Massasoit Bookstore.

Call for Commencement Student Speaker 

The Dean of Students Office seeks applicants for the 2022 Student Commencement Speaker

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR STUDENT COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER? 

Students are eligible to apply for the Student Commencement Speaker position, provided the following criteria are met:

  1. Graduating (or have graduated) in one of the following months: August 2021, January 2022, or May 2022.
  2. Earned a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  3. Can document service to Massasoit Community College (may include memberships with clubs, coordinating events on campus, or appointments/elected to a leadership position – Student Senate, Student Trustee, etc.).
  4. Submit a draft of their intended speech.

When are applications due? 

  • All applications must be completed and submitted by 5 pm May 6, 2022.
  • The selected individual will be notified by Tuesday, May 10, 2022.
  • The individual selected as the Student Commencement Speaker is required to work with the Dean of Students Office to revise and refine their speech.

If you have any questions about the process or the selection, please feel free to contact the Dean of Students Office at deanofstudents@massasoit.mass.edu or call 508-588-9100 x 1402 

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Graduation Eligibility

As of Spring 2022, students who have completed their program(s) of study and met all graduation requirements will automatically be graduated at the end of the term (January, May, August). To graduate from Massasoit, students must:

  • complete all program requirements, both courses and credits, which will be verified by the Office of the Registrar
  • have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA)

Students will be contacted by the Office of the Registrar in their final semester to notify them of their upcoming graduation from their certificate and/or associates degree program and to request the student’s desired diploma name and name pronunciation.