Graduation Information | Registrar

Event Information

  • Date:  Thursday, December 11, 2014
  • Time: 2:00 p.m.
  • Location:  Turner Chapel
  • Tickets:  TBA

Graduates should check their NGU email and bookmark this page for graduation updates throughout the semester.

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

Schedule Change & Transfer Work

If you make any schedule changes during the semester, make sure the changes are approved by your Academic Advisor and the Registrar's Office.  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 Dec. 1, 2014.

Graduation Fee 

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

Cap and Gown Pick Up

Undergraduates - pick up your cap and gown on December 1 - 3  between 11:00am and 3:00pm in the Registrar's Office in Neves.  Graduate School (i.e. DMIN,MAT,MBA,MCM, M.Ed) should contact administration at the Fairview Campus.

Graduation Picnic


Graduation Rehearsal

Graduation rehearsal will be held on Wednesday, December 10.  Time TBA.  It is important that you be present for practice.  In addition, the Alumni Office will induct you into the NGU Alumni Association at this time.

Graduation Attire

Male graduates should wear dark shoes, (no flip flops or tennis shoes) dark socks, dark dress pants with a white shirt.  Female graduates should wear a Sunday dress or black dress pants with a nice blouse, and dress shoes with a back strap. (may be open toe as long as there is a back strap; cannot wear flip flops or tennis shoes). 

Graduation Reception


Graduation DVD


Graduation Photographs


Jostens Price List

Jostens will be on campus Thursday, September 18 between 2 - 5pm in the bookstore lobby.  Summer and December graduates may order their graduation supplies at this time.  Cap and Gowns will be ordered by the Registrar's Office for anticipated graduates for December commencement..

Class Rings - - View and order class rings in our University Bookstore or see the Jostens representative on September 18.

Fall 2014 Graduation

Undergraduates: If you are finishing your coursework in Summer, 2014 or FA-2014, your Application for Graduation should be be turned in to the Registrar's Office immediately.


Graduate Students should contact Suzanne Sellers at 864.877.3052.

May 2015 Graduation

Undergraduates: If you are finishing your coursework in SP-15, your Application for Graduation is due now.  Graduation audits are completed during the FA-14 semester for the May graduates.


Graduation Services

If you graduated in May 2013 or before, check with Chip Sloan photography for graduation photos at:

FA-2013 and SP-2014 graduates may contact Phil Hyman Photography at: or call 864.235.7864.