Graduation Information


December 2014 Graduation

Schedule Changes & Transfer Work

If you make any schedule changes during the semester make sure the changes are approved by your Academic Advisor and the Registrar. Changes made during your final semester could delay your graduation date. Transcripts for transfer credit (Credits that have not been posted to your NGU transcript) must be received in the Registrar's Office by December 1, 2014.  

Graduation Fee

All graduating students are required to pay a graduation fee (Undergraduate Fee: $125; Graduate Fee: $150). The fee includes cap, gown, hood, diploma, and diploma cover. Even if you do not plan to attend the graduation ceremony, you must pay the fee. Please contact the Business Office to make payment arrangements. Your graduation fee must be paid and any holds must be cleared before you can pick up your cap and gown.

Cap & Gown Pick Up

Undergraduates- pick up your cap and gown on December 1-3, between 11:00am and 3:00pm in the Registrarís Office. Graduate School should contact administration at the Fairview Campus.

Graduation Celebration 


Graduation Rehearsal

Graduation rehearsal will be held on Wednesday, December 10 - afternoon rehearsal time to be announced.  It is important that you be present. The Alumni Office will induct you into the NGU Alumni Association at this time.

Graduation Tickets


Graduation Attire

Male graduates should wear dark shoes, dark socks and dark slacks with a white shirt and a tie. Female graduates should wear dark shoes and Sunday dress (no slacks). Jeans, flip flops and tennis shoes are not appropriate attire.

Graduation Day

The graduation ceremony is planned for Thursday, December 11 at 2:00pm in Turner Chapel. Graduates should be in their seats in Hayes no later than 12:45pm on graduation day.

Graduation Reception

A reception will be held immediately following the graduation ceremony in Todd Dining Hall.

Photographs & DVDs


If you would like a DVD of the ceremony, you may email Eddie Fisher for more information.


Due to information being posted early, information is subject to change.  Please check this information periodically.

If special circumstances exist which will prevent your participation in the Graduation Ceremony, please inform the Registrarís Office at 864.977.7009 or email Tina Wells.