Register for Commencement Ceremony

ImportantAt the end of each term, students that meet all graduation requirements will automatically be awarded their degree or certificate. You are no longer required to apply for graduation. The name on your diploma will be the name we have in the SPC student system and will be sent to the address on file. You must register to attend the commencement ceremony and/or if you would like a more formal name printed on your diploma, i.e. Deborah in lieu of Debbie or William in lieu of Bill and tell us the address to mail it to. To register, log in to MySPC, choose My Learning Plan then choose Register for Commencement and complete the commencement checklist. 

Before you register for commencement, verify your graduation status with your academic advisor to ensure your eligibility.

Fall 2016 Commencement Deadline

The deadline to get your name in the commencement ceremony program is Friday, Oct. 28. Please note if you have elected to restrict the release of directory information, your name will NOT be printed in the commencement program book. If you wish to have your name printed, please send an email to If you miss the Oct. 28 deadline, you can still participate in the ceremony but will NOT see your name in the program.

How to register for commencement

  1. Log in to MySPC 
  2. Choose My Learning Plan, from the top navigation
  3. Choose Register for Commencement 
  4. Complete the checklist and submit. You will receive an auto-generated email to your student email address to validate your registration and with information pertaining to the commencement ceremony.
  5. If you need to make changes to your Commencement Checklist once it is submitted, please send an email to