The 2021 Fall Commencement ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 16, 2021 starting at 6:30 p.m. This ceremony includes all Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 graduates. At this time, a decision has not yet been made on whether the ceremony will be in-person or virtual. Please stay tuned.
Diplomas for summer graduates will be mailed approximately 6-8 weeks after grades are posted. For summer graduates wishing to attend the 2021 Fall Commencement, please stay tuned for more information.
If you are looking for information on the GED/HSED graduation ceremony please contact the School of Academic Advancement.
Graduation Rates/Student Right-to-Know Information
Graduation rates for Madison College are available from Institutional Research and Effectiveness, 1701 Wright Street, Madison, WI 53704 or phone (608) 246-6408. These rates are calculated and made available as required by the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act.
As a graduate, you may be eligible for up to six additional credits of free retraining if your employer certifies that you lack certain skills or if you have been unable to secure employment. Details of retraining available under this policy can be found in the Policy and Procedures Manual located in the office of the executive dean for Learning Programs.
Every year, Madison College surveys recent graduates to find out how they are doing in the labor market and how Madison College helped prepare them for their careers. Please help the college by returning this survey promptly after your graduation. Future graduates will benefit from your willingness to share.