- $35 non-refundable fee will be billed to student account for marching
- Two marching ceremonies held in May on the Goodman campus
- Goodman and Grenada graduates (combined) - 10 am
- Ridgeland graduates - 2 pm
To apply for graduation, log in to MyHolmes portal. Tap the Academics/Career-Technical page and find Road to Graduation. Tap the Apply for Graduation logo.
To check your progress toward graduation for an AA, AAS, or certificate, run your Degree Evaluation. If applying for an AA, refer also to the AA Degree Checklist located on the "Road to Graduation" portlet on the Academics/Career-Technical page of My Holmes.
To be eligible, a student must be receiving an AA or AAS degree, must be participating in the May graduation ceremony, and must have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. The student(s) with the highest GPA (excluding pre-core courses and MAT1233) will be recognized as Valedictorian, while the student(s) with the next highest GPA will be recognized as Salutatorian. To be eligible for Valedictory or Salutatory honors, a student must have completed at least two semesters at Holmes Community College on a full-time basis.
Graduating students may be eligible to receive special recognition based on their overall quality point averages. These honors will be: