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Heartland Community College

Apply for Graduation

Don't forget to submit your Application for Graduation. It must be submitted before a degree or certificate is awarded.

Heartland Community College confers degrees and certificates at the end of each semester.  You MUST submit a graduation application, regardless of whether you intend to participate in the commencement ceremony.

The graduation application is accessed through your Student Center (follow steps outlined below).  A separate application must be submitted for each degree or certificate.  Questions regarding the application should be directed to the Records Office.

  1. Go to the myHeartland page
  2. Click the Student Center button
  3. Enter your login name and password
  4. Click the Academic Progress tile
  5. Click Apply for Graduation and follow the prompts
  6. Repeat if completing more than one degree

If you initially indicated you were not planning to participate in the commencement ceremony and later decide you would like to participate, contact HCC Records Office. 

Semester You Intend to Complete Your Program Deadline to Apply
Spring Semester
Priority deadline for Commencement participation
April 1, 2023
Spring Semester
Not participating in Commencement ceremony
May 23, 2023
Summer Semester August 8, 2023
Fall Semester December 18, 2023

*Students who are graduating during the fall semester are welcome to participate in the spring ceremony

Contact Us


Records Office
CCB 1600
Phone: 309-268-8071

Commencement Ceremony

Student Engagement Office
SCB 1606
Phone: 309-268-8026