Are you planning to complete a program this year?
Do you expect to receive a Technical Certificate or Associate Degree?
If so, you MUST apply for graduation via OASIS Self-Service by the deadline(s)! Please carefully read and follow the instructions below:
Graduation applications must be received no later than:
Fall 2013 graduates, as well as Spring and Summer 2014 candidates may participate in the Spring 2014 commencement ceremony.
Mark your calendar for Spring 2014 Commencement:
May 17, 2014 10:30 a.m. Summit Arena
Commencement Program & Regalia Requirements
ALL graduates & candidates who wish to participate in commencement MUST submit an application for graduation by the deadline of March 14, 2014 in order to have their name printed in the commencement program.
ALL graduates & candidates participating in the commencement ceremony must have a cap & gown. There is no charge for these, however, applicants must go to the NPCC campus bookstore to be measured for their graduation regalia during the following dates/times for the Spring, 2014 commencement:
March 3-21, 2014 (Check the Campus Store home page for hours of operation)
Applying for Graduation
Even if you do not plan to participate in the commencement ceremony, you must complete a graduation application to receive your diploma. Students should confer with their Advisor to verify that their declared major is correct and that they are on track to graduate. Students must submit an application to graduate online via OASIS Self Service; please see the instructions to Apply for Graduation online or see your Advisor for more information.
While some divisions may have individual graduation events/celebrations, please note that there is only one annual graduation commencement ceremony for all NPCC graduates which is held in May for all Fall, Spring, and Summer graduates for the current academic year. Students are highly encouraged to participate in the May commencement ceremony.
Diplomas will be mailed after all degrees have been verified, approximately 4 – 6 weeks after the degree has been conferred. Students who are candidates for Summer graduation may participate in the May commencement ceremony, however, diplomas & certificates for Summer graduates will not be mailed until 4-6 weeks after the degrees have been conferred (July/August). Transcripts are the official document indicating the degree. When requesting a transcript with degree posted, be sure to request that the transcript be printed only after the degree has been conferred.
All candidates for graduation must submit an Application to Graduate and have satisfied the requirements for graduation listed below:
Students may meet the graduation requirements listed in the catalog in effect at the time they enter the institution, or those listed in any later catalog. Exceptions to this policy include requirements from a catalog more than three years old or changes in a program or curriculum mandated by external accrediting agencies.