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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.


What You Need to Know


Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremonies will take place on Friday, December 15, 2017. Commencement ceremonies are in the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome on the Flagstaff Mountain Campus.

 

10 a.m. Ceremony

This commencement ceremony is for candidates for the baccalaureate, master, or doctoral degree in:

  • College of Education
  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • NAU Online, NAU Yavapai, NAU Yuma
Students, to confirm your declared college and major log into LOUIE, go to “My Academics” and in the blue box on the right side of the page you will see “Major”, “College”, and “Minor”. For students who see college listed as: “Online & Education Innovation”, choose “NAU Online”; for students who see “Provost Office” choose either “Yuma” or “Yavapai” as appropriate.

 

3 p.m. Ceremony

This commencement ceremony is for candidates for the baccalaureate, master, or doctoral degree in:

  • College of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Sciences
  • College of Health and Human Services
  • The W. A. Franke College of Business
  • College of Arts and Letters
Students, to confirm your declared college and major log into LOUIE, go to “My Academics” and in the blue box on the right side of the page you will see “Major”, “College”, and “Minor”. For students who see college listed as: “Online & Education Innovation”, choose “NAU Online”; for students who see “Provost Office” choose either “Yuma” or “Yavapai” as appropriate.

 


Spring 2018 Ceremonies


Friday, May 11, 2018

  • 11 a.m. – Education and Arts & Letters
  • 4 p.m. – Engineering, Forestry, & Natural Sciences
Students, to confirm your declared college and major log into LOUIE, go to “My Academics” and in the blue box on the right side of the page you will see “Major”, “College”, and “Minor”. For students who see college listed as: “Online & Education Innovation”, choose “NAU Online”; for students who see “Provost Office” choose either “Yuma” or “Yavapai” as appropriate.

 

Saturday, May 12, 2018

  • 10 a.m. – Business and Health & Human Services
  • 3 p.m. – Social & Behavioral Sciences and NAU Online, NAU Yavapai, NAU Yuma
Students, to confirm your declared college and major log into LOUIE, go to “My Academics” and in the blue box on the right side of the page you will see “Major”, “College”, and “Minor”. For students who see college listed as: “Online & Education Innovation”, choose “NAU Online”; for students who see “Provost Office” choose either “Yuma” or “Yavapai” as appropriate.


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