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Spring 2021 Commencement Details

WESSON CAMPUS

  • Spring Commencement will be held Tuesday, May 11 on the Wesson Campus.
  • Two commencement ceremonies will be held for Spring 2021 graduates.
  • Graduates with last names A-J will participate in the 9:30 a.m. ceremony and last names K-Z will participate in the 1:30 p.m. ceremony.
  • To ensure social distancing, TWO guests per graduate will be allowed at the commencement ceremony. Tickets will be given out at graduation rehearsal. Only graduates, selected Co-Lin staff and ticket holders will be allowed inside Mullen Gymnasium during commencement. Graduates will be provided with a Co-Lin face mask to wear as they enter the gymnasium. Masks are MANDATORY for all graduates, staff members and guests present.
  • The ceremonies will be streamed LIVE at www.colin.edu and on Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Facebook page for family and friends to view.
  • There will be a MANDATORY rehearsal for graduation on Friday, April 30, at 11 a.m. in Rea Auditorium. Graduates will pick up their cap, gown and their TWO tickets for their guests to attend the ceremony.

SIMPSON COUNTY CENTER

  • Spring Commencement will be held Wednesday, May 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the Boswell Regional Center in Magee.
  • To ensure social distancing, TWO guests per student will be allowed at the commencement ceremony. Tickets will be given out at graduation rehearsal. Only graduates, selected Co-Lin staff and ticket holders will be allowed inside Boswell Regional Center during commencement. Graduates will be provided with a Co-Lin face mask to wear as they enter the center. Masks are MANDATORY for all graduates, staff members and guests present.
  • The ceremony will be streamed LIVE on Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Facebook page for family and friends to watch.
  • There will be a MANDATORY rehearsal for graduation on Friday, April 30, at 10 a.m. at the Sidney Parker Academic Building. Graduates will pick up their cap, gown and their TWO tickets for their guests to attend the ceremony.

NATCHEZ CAMPUS

  • Spring Commencement will be held Thursday, May 13 at 1 p.m. at the Natchez Convention Center.
  • To ensure social distancing, TWO guests per student will be allowed at the commencement ceremony. Tickets will be given out at graduation rehearsal. Only graduates, selected Co-Lin staff and ticket holders will be allowed inside the Natchez Convention Center during commencement. Graduates will be provided with a Co-Lin face mask to wear as they enter the convention center. Masks are MANDATORY for all graduates, staff members and guests present.
  • The ceremony will be streamed LIVE on Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Facebook page for family and friends to watch.
  • There will be a MANDATORY rehearsal for graduation on Friday, April 30, at 1 p.m. in Multipurpose Room located in the Redd-Watkins Career-Technical Building. Graduates will pick up their cap, gown and their TWO tickets for their guests to attend the ceremony.

Applying for Graduation

The deadline to apply for May 2021 Graduation is Friday, February 26, 2021 at 3:30 p.m.

Students must:

  1. Submit to Enrollment Services Office a completed and signed application for graduation.
  2. Submit to Enrollment Services Office a degree plan or graduation checklist signed by their advisor, signifying that if the term is successfully completed by the student, then the student will meet graduation requirements.
  3. Pay $40 graduation fee at the business office ***(This fee is waived for those that do not participate in the graduation ceremony)***  

The Application for Graduation and Academic Degree Plan can be picked up at the Enrollment Services Office. For more information call one of our three campuses below.

*Applications turned in after the deadline will be charged a late fee of $15.*

  • Wesson Campus
    Henley Building
    Phone: 601.643.8309
  • Natchez Campus
    Tom Reed Academic Building
    Phone: 601.442.9111
  • Simpson County Center
    Parker Academic Building
    Phone: 601.849.0122

Transfer

Mississippi Community Colleges have an articulation agreement for students who plan to transfer to one of Mississippi’s eight public universities. Each university will accept courses listed in the articulation plan for over 150 majors without loss of credit toward the conclusion of the four-year degree. Co-Lin students should discuss with their advisor transfer requirements and consult the catalog of the institution they plan to attend. Additional information on articulation is located below using the MATT tool.

To request a Co-Lin transcript, click here. The first mailed official transcript is free of charge. All other mailed official transcripts are $2 each. All faxed transcripts are $5 each and unofficial. High school transcripts cannot be released; you must contact your high school.

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