Graduation & Commencement

Fall Commencement Information

Congratulations! The Mercy College community is proud of how hard you have worked to earn your degree!

Mercy College of Ohio December 2020 Virtual Commencement

Celebrate Mercy College of Ohio's December 2020 graduates in this virtual commencement ceremony!

Spring 2021 Commencement information will be posted here by February 12, 2021.

Applying for Graduation

Graduation Applications are available on the sixth floor of the College at the Student Records Office or through the graduation application link below. Please complete your graduation application in accordance with your academic advisor. Your academic advisor will review your plan of study with you and must sign your graduation application for it to be complete.

Completed graduation applications are to be submitted to your academic advisor or returned to the Student Records Office or Darnell Irvine (at the Youngstown location) with an advisor signature.

Students who plan to graduate in the following semesters your applications are due:

GraduatingApplication Deadline
Fall 2020Friday, July 3, 2020
Spring 2021Friday, November 6, 2020
Summer 2021Monday, February 1, 2021
Fall 2021Friday, July 2, 2021

*Summer graduates are invited to walk in the Spring Commencement ceremony prior to their final semester.

Complete this graduation application in accordance with your academic advisor.

  • Document .pdfGraduation Application

    Complete this graduation application in accordance with your academic advisor.


Diploma and Honor Cords

*Honor cords for eligible undergraduates will be provided at the event.
*Diplomas are mailed to graduates two weeks after the end of the semester.

Diploma Frames

Toledo and Youngstown students and alumni have the opportunity to order a beautiful custom Mercy College of Ohio diploma frame. These frames are embossed with the Mercy College Seal and will allow you to display your diploma with pride. Build your own custom frame at Frames are shipped to you directly. Please feel free to stop by the Mercy College Clothing Store to see a sample.

Diploma sizes are as follows:

Certificate: 5x7 inches

Associate and Bachelor's: 8x10 inches

Master's: 8.5x11 inches