DMACC Commencement Ceremonies

Graduating students in the Fall 2023, Spring 2024, and Summer 2024 terms are invited to participate in the annual commencement ceremonies in May 2024. Students who plan to participate in one of the annual commencement ceremonies must indicate their intent on the application for graduation. Participation in commencement ceremonies is free of charge.

Metro Commencement

2024 Metro Commencement

  • Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Wells Fargo Arena, 233 Center Street, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Metro Graduates: Ankeny Campus, Newton Campus, Urban Campus, West Campus, and Online graduates
  • Important Information: Due to safety/security protocols at Wells Fargo, graduates are required to remain on the floor of the arena for the entire ceremony.
  • Regalia: Caps and Gowns will be distributed to graduates immediately before the ceremony at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines.
  • Guests: There is no limit on the number of family and friends who can attend the ceremony. No tickets are required, the event is free to attend.
  • Click here for details about the ceremony.

Boone Campus Commencement

2024 Boone Campus Graduation

  • Date: Friday, May 3, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.
  • Location: DMACC Boone Campus Gymnasium, 1125 Hancock Dr, Boone, IA

If you have additional questions about this ceremony, please contact Wendie Fagen at: 

Carroll Campus Commencement

2024 Carroll Campus Graduation

  • Date: Monday, May 6, 2024
  • Time: 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Carroll High School, 2809 N Grant Rd, Carroll, IA 51401

If you have additional questions about this ceremony, please contact Maggie Steinkamp at:

Additional Information

If you have any questions, please contact the Credentials/Graduation office at or call 515-964-6644 or 1-800-362-2127, ext 6644.