Undergraduate students may participate in May Commencement if they have no more than two nursing clinical courses remaining and are eligible to complete the nursing program within the same calendar year
Check CarmeLink, your student mailbox, and The Carmel Rapper frequently so you won’t miss important information or deadlines – including information about when tickets will be available for pickup.
Update your degree audit to make sure all graduation requirements have been met. Pre-licensure students contact Karen Greene, Director of Records and Registration; RN-BSN and Master's students contact Kathy Walters, Program Advisor.
Complete your Community Service Program requirement and submit documentation to Colleen Cipriani.
Sigma Theta Tau
If you are a member of Sigma Theta Tau and do not already have a purple/white honor cord, order one from the organization's website: http://www.nursingsociety.org/catalog/catalog_gifts.html. Members may also purchase cords from Kathy Walters for $10. Her office is located in Marian Hall 312 or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Prepare for the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) that will measure your competency to perform as a registered nurse and is required for entrance into the profession.
Students on track to graduate from the traditional pre-licensure program are required to attend an onside NCLEX Review offered in May the week following graduation. This is a three-day comprehensive in-class review held at MCCN on May 13-15 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (College Gym). Additional details will be communicated to graduating students.
Graduation Cap and Gown
Jostens is the authorized source for the MCCN graduation cap and gown. Deadline for online orders is April 4, 2013.
For those who are interested, optional graduation announcements, class rings, note cards, etc., can be ordered from jostens.com (items normally ship within two weeks).
Rehearsal for Pinning and Commencement
All graduates must attend rehearsal at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at First Church of God. A celebration luncheon will be held for graduating students from 12:00-1:30 p.m. at Berwick Party House, 3250 Refugee Rd.
Ceremony Arrival Times
Graduates must arrive at First Church of God one hour in advance of both ceremonies: at 6 p.m. on May 10 for Pinning and at noon on May 11 for Commencement.
Commencement and Pinning Tickets
No tickets are required for the Pinning and Recognition Ceremony.
All guests must show ticket to be admitted to Commencement.
In recognition of the significance of these events, the appropriate attire for Commencement. A white uniform for baccalaureate pinning and business dress under the cap and gown for graduation.