We’re proud of your accomplishments as a Lumberjack and want to help you prepare for this exciting day. To verify your college, please go to your LOUIE account and click on the Academics tab. If your college is listed as Personalized Learning OR Provost Office, you will participate in the Personalized Learning and NAU Yuma college ceremony. The following information will provide details about regalia, announcements, and prepping for the ceremony.
Northern Arizona University holds commencement exercises in December and May of each year, and degrees are awarded at the end of Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer terms.
Baccalaureate students graduating in the spring or summer term are included in the spring ceremony, and their names are published in the May commencement program.
Baccalaureate students graduating in the fall or winter term are included in the fall ceremony, and their names are published in the December commencement program.
Graduate students graduating in the spring term are included in the spring ceremony, and their names are published in the May commencement program.
Graduate students graduating in the summer, fall or winter term are included in the fall ceremony, and their names are published in the December commencement program.
Preparation for students ahead of commencement
Apply for graduation
Candidates with an approved graduation application on file with the Registrar are invited to participate in the Commencement exercises. Candidates must apply before the appropriate graduation deadline.
Tickets will be required for graduation and more information will be out soon. Please watch your NAU email for the most up-to-date ticketing information.
Online orders will be available for pickup on the day of commencement. To receive your order, prior to the ceremony, please stop by our booth which is conveniently located in the east concourse of the Skydome.