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Commencement

Your Day Has Arrived!

It’s time to celebrate your accomplishments. Find all you need to prepare yourself and your guests for commencement, including ceremony times, directions and parking, NAU campus maps, and more.

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What You Need to Know



Prepare to celebrate in Lumberjack country! Spring 2017 Commencement activities for Flagstaff and Extended Campus students will take place on the Flagstaff campus May 12-13. All ceremonies are held at the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome.

Ceremony 1: Friday, May 12, 2017 – 11 a.m.

For candidates for a baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Ceremony 2: Friday May 12, 2017 – 4 p.m.

For candidates for a baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degree in:

  • Health and Human Services
  • The W. A. Franke College of Business

Ceremony 3: Saturday, May 13, 2017 – 10 a.m.

For candidates for a baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degree in:

  • Education
  • Extended Campuses

Ceremony 4: Saturday, May 13, 2017 – 3 p.m.

For candidates for a baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degree in:

  • Arts and Letters
  • Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences


Additional Details

Find the information you need to attend celebrations across campus, purchase photos and DVDs of the ceremonies, and access ceremony live streams.


“Your accomplishments at Northern Arizona University represent years of dedication and hard work. I congratulate you and am confident you will use this experience to find success in all you do.”

— President Rita Cheng

President of NAU, Dr. Rita Cheng, standing in blue blazer with arms crossed, by a tan colored wall

Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremonies will take place on Friday, December 15, 2017. Please check back for individual ceremony times.