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Degrees and Certificates are awarded in August, January, and May. Students must submit an application for graduation. The application fee is $40. The deadlines for filing are: July 1 for August graduation, December 1 for January graduation, and April 1 for May graduation. Students who do not meet all degree or certificate requirements for the graduation date stated in the application must reapply in order to be considered for graduation at a later date and are not charged an additional application fee.

May Commencement Ceremony

The following students may participate in the College Commencement held each May. Eligible students include those who:

  • Completed degree and certificate requirements in January or May
  • Have one or two courses remaining and expect to graduate by August.
  • Completed their requirements during the previous summer but did not participate in the Commencement Ceremony the year before.

Additionally, candidates for degrees in Automotive Technology, the Culinary Arts Option in Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management, Radiography Education, Respiratory Care and candidates for the certificate in Culinary Arts who are required to enroll in clinical courses in the Summer Session may participate in the ceremony. To be eligible, candidates must submit an application for August graduation by April 1.

Honors and Awards

The Frank M. Chambers Award for Academic Achievement

This award for academic excellence is presented each year at Commencement to those graduates who have achieved a 4.0 cumulative grade point average at Middlesex County College. The award is named in honor of Dr. Chambers, founding president, who served from 1965 to 1975. Certificate candidates are not eligible for the Chambers Award.

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