May 13, 2022
Collins Center for the Arts, Orono, ME

To apply for graduation go to MyEMCC and go to the Graduation Tab. Regardless of whether you plan to participate in May’s Commencement, you must complete this application in order to receive your diploma. Students should submit their application by the extended deadline of February 15th if they want to be included in May’s Commencement program. Those who are within 2 classes of completing their program of study at the end of the spring semester are eligible to participate.

Students who filled out the Application for Graduation and are May 2022 graduates will have their final degree verifications completed by June 15th.  Once those are complete, the Office of the Registrar will begin processing diplomas.

  • Students who have missing requirements will be emailed at their EMCC email address.
  • All diplomas will be mailed to the address listed on the Application for Graduation by July 1st.  If you are a May graduate and you have not received your diploma by the end of July, please email


The 2022 Commencement Ceremony will be held at 6 PM on Friday, May 13th at the Collins Center for the Arts in Orono, ME.  Attendees will need to follow the University of Maine COVID protocols in order to attend the event in person.  More information about ticketing for the ceremony is forthcoming, so please continue to check your student email, and this page, for updates.

Cap and Gown Information

Graduating students who would like to order a cap and gown (free of charge) will be able to do so online. A link will be posted here in the next few weeks so please check back!

To prepare for commencement, we are planning two drive-thru pick up events on Friday, April 22nd from 2pm-6pm and Saturday, April 23rd from 10am-2pm, at which graduates will be welcome to drive through the Maine Hall loop with your families or friends to pick up your graduation caps, gowns, regalia, and alumni pins. There will be complimentary photos taken that day for students and their families as well, so you can have photos taken by a photographer in your cap and gown on campus.