graduation caps decorated by students


We're proud to recognize your achievements with you and your families! 

McHenry County College is proud to recognize your achievements with you and your families and hope you will join us for the Spring 2021 Virtual Commencement. This virtual event will be hosted on MCC’s website, Saturday, May 15 at 10 a.m.  Please note that to participate in the virtual commencement ceremony, you must have completed the Graduation application online by April 1.

How to Participate in the Virtual Spring 2021 Commencement Ceremony on May 15

  1. Complete the graduation application through myMCC > Self-Service by April 1

Show your MCC pride with MCC apparel including proud parent and alumni shirts! (Great to wear on graduation day and at our drive-thru celebration). Available for purchase in the MCC Store. Graduates can also purchase optional caps and gowns from the MCC Store.

Graduation Week May 10 - 14

Pick up your complimentary diploma cover and tassel this week in Room A218 (diploma covers will not be mailed)

Spring 2021 Graduation Week Events
Event Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • In-person 8 a.m.-6 p.m. A218
  • Virtual: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 3:30-4:30 p.m. Zoom link
Career Workshop: Prepare for
What's Next
1-2:30 p.m. A213 Virtual: 6-7 p.m. Zoom link 8:30-9:30 a.m. A213 Virtual: 11 a.m.-noon
Zoom link
1-2 p.m. A213
Photo with MCC’s President in A218 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 8:30-10 a.m.
or 5-6 p.m.
2-3 or 5-6 p.m. 10-11 a.m. or 2-3 p.m. 8:30-10 a.m.
or 11 a.m.-noon
Selfie Stations Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A218

The Day of the Ceremony

The pre-recorded ceremony will begin at 10 a.m., on Saturday, May 15, and will remain on MCC’s website for one week. Please share this link with your family and friends. The ceremony will last approximately 45 minutes.

At noon, all graduates and families are welcome to join us in MCC’s parking lot A for a graduation drive-by parade!

If you have questions regarding the virtual commencement ceremony, contact

If you have questions regarding graduation requirements, see or email

Our graduation partner, Jostens, will mail your official degree or certificate to you six to eight weeks from the end of the semester if all graduation requirements have been met.