Congratulations, Class of 2023!

Commencement marks an important passage in every student’s academic journey—from student to graduate and now a lifelong Mount Mercy alum. Congratulations to the Class of '23!

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Class of 2024, your time to shine is just around the corner. Mark your calendars for May 12, 2024!

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Frequently asked questions

All students planning to participate in Commencement must:

  • Apply for graduation through the Office of the Registrar
  • Meet financial obligations by noon the Thursday before Commencement to receive your diploma and get your official transcripts

Diplomas will be mailed following graduation. Questions? Contact or 319-363-1323 x1584.


Commencement photos are available on our Flickr page and posted on Mount Mercy's social media channels. Additional photos can be purchased from Click on "Find my Pics" and enter the password GRAD2023. Any questions about purchased photos can be directed to Joe Photo at 319-362-6187.


The Commencement ceremony was livestreamed and is available for replay on Mount Mercy's YouTube channel. Full video coverage of the ceremony was provided by Pro Video Productions of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. To order your own copy, visit to receive a downloadable file via email or digital file via USB drive.