If you are planning to graduate during this academic year, it is important that you be aware of the dates and procedures below, as failure to accomplish any of these items by their due dates may prevent you from participating in graduation ceremonies and/or receiving your diploma in a timely manner.
Indian Hills Community College graduates eligible students at the end of each term, providing students have met all required graduation criteria and have applied for graduation.
Please note that the Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa and Centerville campuses have separate commencement ceremonies, as described below.
Commencement dates, cap/gown order dates, and contact information may vary depending on the campus. Please take special note of items that are identified by campus in the information below and ensure you are meeting the appropriate deadlines. If you have questions, please contact the appropriate office (see contact information at the bottom of this page).
The Ottumwa campus has two commencement ceremonies per year:
- Winter Commencement: February 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hellyer Student Life Center.
This will include Fall 2016 graduates and Winter 2016 graduates.
- Spring Commencement: May 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hellyer Student Life Center.
This will include Spring 2017 graduates and potential Summer 2017 graduates.
The Centerville campus has one commencement ceremony per year:
- Spring Commencement: May 17, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Multi–Purpose Building.
This will include Fall 2016, Winter 2016, Spring 2017 graduates and potential Summer 2017 graduates.
Application to Graduate and Participate in Commencement Ceremonies
Apply for your degree and/or commencement ceremony online through WebAdvisor.
Melissa Neher, Career & Education Pathway Navigator/Admissions & Academic Advisor
Indian Hills Community College
Phone: (641) 856-2143, ext. 2225 or (800) 670-3641, ext. 2225