Traditional Undergraduate Student Timeline

Commencement Participation Policy

Up to 10 tickets per graduate

Students may participate in commencement if all degree requirements are completed or will be completed at the end of the spring semester, including the cross-cultural experience and the CAAP examination.  


With all other requirements met, a student may participate in commencement if no more than 6 credits remain uncompleted.

LAST DAY TO APPLY FOR GRADUATION is Friday, March 22, 2019

Clearance for Participation

If you have been cleared for participation by the Registrar's office, you will be allowed to participate in commencement activities. Traditional undergraduate students will be able to pick up academic regalia at Reunion Zero on Saturday, April 13, 2019. The last day to be cleared for participation is Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

Important Dates to Remember

Wednesday, April 3, 10:10 a.m.
Mandatory senior chapel meeting, NNU Little Theatre. You will be given event instructions.

Wednesday, April 10
Last day to clear for participation.

Saturday, April 13, 6:30 p.m.
Reunion Zero, Brandt Center Lobby
You will receive your regalia & commencement tickets at this event.

April 15 - 21
Undistributed commencement tickets may be picked up at the Learning Commons Help Desk.

April 16 - May 8, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Regalia may be picked up at the Registrar's Office for students who are cleared.

Monday, April 22
Extra undistributed commencement tickets released until gone.

Friday, May 10, 7:00 p.m.
Baccalaureate, Brandt Center, Swayne Auditorium (no ticket necessary)
Line-up 6:15 p.m. at the Learning Commons

Saturday, May 11, 8:30 a.m.
Final regalia pick up at the Johnson Sports Center Fieldhouse.  

Saturday, May 11, 9:30 a.m.
Commencement, JSC Gymnasium (ticket required)
Line-up at 8:45 a.m. in the field house (across the hall from the gymnasium). Wear cap, gown, hood and honor cords.  

Live streaming will be available for those that are not able to attend.