Graduation Information | Mercy College

Graduation Information

Applying for Graduation

Graduation Applications are available on the sixth floor of the College at the Student Records Office. Please have your academic advisor review your plan of study, and then sign your graduation application and return it to the Student Records Office or Darnell Irvine (at the Youngstown Site).

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


Application Deadline

Fall 2017
Friday, June 30, 2017
Spring 2018
Friday, November 3, 2017

Cap and Gown Ordering

For Spring 2017 Graduates:  below are the instructions for ordering your caps and gowns on-line through Jostens.  Caps and gowns are priced differently per student, depending on the degree you are earning.  You must purchase the gown that coordinates with your degree. (For example: Bachelor students must purchase the Bachelor package which include the cap, gown, and hood).   You are subject to a late charge if you do not place your order on or before March 24, 2017.

Please follow the below instructions for ordering your caps and gowns:

Go To:
Next to Get Started Now type in Mercy College of Ohio and select
Click on Graduation Caps and Gowns
Choose: Student Toledo Campus 2016 Grad
Click on either the Certificate or Associate or Bachelor (depending on the certification/degree you are earning or have earned as of the 2016 academic year)
Click on the Customize It button
Enter your height and weight and click on Next
Select the major in which you will be obtaining or have obtained your degree in the 2016 academic year and click on Complete
Click on Add to Cart
Type in Your First and Last Name  and click on Check Out Now
Click on Continue Without Signing In (you can sign in if you choose, but it is not necessary to proceed)
Type in your Email Address under Billing Address for an order confirmation and click on Review Order(You will receive a confirmation email once your order is complete)
Review your Order Summary and then click Submit My Order
Once your order has been successful, you will receive a "Thank You" message and confirmation number.  Print this for your records.  In the event of an order error, you will need to submit this to student records to avoid additional fees.

Commencement Ceremony
The Spring 2017 Toledo campus commencement ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM at the Toledo Art Museum Peristyle.

The Spring 2017 Youngstown campus commencement ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017.


For questions concerning commencement, please contact Student Records at

Graduation Application (PDF)

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.
A portrait of Mark McKellip
Mark McKellip, BA

Director of Institutional Research and Registrar
Office: 6th Floor Jefferson
Phone: 419-251-8989

A portrait of Jay Hoying
Jay Hoying, BA

Associate Registrar
Office: 6th Floor Jefferson
Phone: 419-251-8913

The Student Records Offices are located on the 6th Floor of Mercy College on the Jefferson side.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Personal appointments made upon request.