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:

Graduating Application Deadline
Spring 2017 Friday, October 28, 2016

Cap and Gown Ordering

For December 2016 Graduates:  below are the instructions for ordering your caps and gowns on-line through Jostens beginning September 1, 2016.  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 November 10, 2016.

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.

Potential Graduation Fees

Graduation Announcements
$1.00 per announcement

The Toledo campus commencement ceremony will be Friday, December 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the Rosary Cathedral.


For questions concerning commencement, please contact Lisa Rockwell, Associate Registrar

Graduation Application (PDF)

Helpful Links

Cathedral of St. Columba, Youngstown, Ohio

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.

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.