Montreat College Virtual Commencement

Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 | 2 p.m. ET

We commemorate our graduates in the one hundred and fifth year of the college.

View the commencement program

Preparing to Graduate (2020-21)

Here are the steps you need to take to complete your degree.

Graduation Application

You must apply to graduate!

If you plan to complete your degree requirements during the…

  • Fall semester, apply by October 1.
  • Spring semester, apply by March 31.
  • Summer term, apply by June 30.*

*A petition is required. (See “Petition to Walk in May Commencement” in the college catalog for details.)

Your Final Semester

Before registering for your final semester at Montreat College, check with your advisor to be certain you have scheduled all remaining course requirements.

General Graduation Requirements

You will need to have:

  • Completed all general education and major requirements
  • 120 total hours (minimum)
  • 33 hours at the 300 level or above
  • 18 hours completed at Montreat in your major (if you transferred to Montreat)
  • All competencies completed
  • Documentation of any exceptions granted

See “Academic Requirements for Graduation” in the catalog for additional information.

Students at Montreat College graduation ceremony

Commencement 2021

Montreat College’s 2021 graduation ceremony is held Saturday, May 8 at 2:00 p.m. in lower Anderson Auditorium in Montreat, NC. All graduates participating in the commencement ceremony must wear the appropriate gown, cap and tassel for their degree. Students should not wear jeans or tennis shoes to this ceremony. To order your graduation regalia, contact Herff Jones no later than March 1, or the College Bookstore at 828.669.8012, x3602.


If you have questions about graduation requirements or commencement, please contact the Office of the Registrar at or 828.419.2333.