Academic information about graduation is below. Click here for commencement ceremony information

This page contains 2022 graduation information. Check back soon for information on graduating in 2023.

2021-22 Annual Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, May 15, 2:00 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium

Preparing to Graduate (2021-22)

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 February 28.
  • Summer term, apply by June 1.*

*A petition is required in the preceding Spring ceremony. (See “Commencement Attendance Petition” for details.)

Caps and Gowns

Due to supply limits, our vendor for caps and gowns, Herff Jones, is limiting the time to order. Orders must be placed by midnight on Monday, March 14. Click here to order. The order page will go offline thereafter.

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)
  • 27 hours at the 300/3000 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


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