MUSCLE SHOALS & PHILCAMPBELL, ALA. — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC) Commencement (Thursday, May 7, 2020) and Honors Night (Tuesday, April 14, 2020) will NOT be held as previously scheduled.

ACCS Chancellor Jimmy Baker has provided the following direction, “As this unprecedented situation continually evolves, we must make every effort to protect our colleges and the well-being of our students, families, and our state. To that end, I am directing each College to cancel all traditional graduation ceremonies scheduled for this semester as they would involve large gatherings of people.”

NWSCC will postpone commencement to a later date, but the College feels it is too early to make a firm date at this time. All students graduating at the conclusion of the spring semester will have their degrees and awards reflected on their transcript at that time. If you have specific graduation questions, please email

NWSCC is actively exploring alternative options for Honors Night to recognize these significant achievements of our students.

Your patience is appreciated during these unusual circumstances.