MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL, ALA. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will hold the 2021-2022 commencement ceremonies Thursday, May 12, 2022, for the Phil Campbell and Shoals campuses outdoors on the Shoals campus.

Ceremonies will be held Thursday, May 12, 2022, in the following order:

Nurse Pinning Ceremony (ADN)       11:00 a.m.       Grace Life Church; Muscle Shoals, Ala.
NW-SCC Commencement                6:00 p.m.         NW-SCC Shoals campus

In the event of rain, the commencement ceremony will be moved indoors at Grace Life Church in Muscle Shoals. Graduates from the summer semester of 2021 through spring semester of 2022 will be recognized.

“Our students have worked over the past two years to get to this point,” said NW-SCC President Dr. Jeff Goodwin. “I am so excited to have the opportunity to honor them at Commencement. We look forward to celebrating with our graduates and their families and welcoming them to campus on May 12th.”

According to the NW-SCC Enrollment Management Office, approximately 1,250 students have completed requirements for graduation during the 2021 summer, 2021 fall and 2022 spring semesters. Approximately 290 students plan to participate in graduation ceremonies Thursday (5/12).

Caps and gowns can be purchased from either of the Campus Bookstores. The commencement ceremony and Nursing Pinning ceremonies will be live streamed on the College’s official Facebook page.

Guests are encouraged to bring outdoor folding chairs. The College will also provide folding chairs.

For more information on 2021-2022 NW-SCC Graduation, visit