|ordered list||Complete Requirements||Complete all graduation requirements.|
|send||Submit Application||Submit your graduation application through OASIS.|
|graduation cap||Commencement||Participate in commencement.|
On this page you will find information about graduation requirements, how to apply for graduation, commencement, and diplomas.
All candidates for graduation must submit a graduation application and have satisfied the requirements for graduation listed below:
Students may meet the graduation requirements listed in the catalog in effect at the time they enter the institution, or those listed in any later catalog. Exceptions to this policy include requirements from a catalog more than three years old or changes in a program or curriculum mandated by external accrediting agencies.
Apply for Graduation
All candidates for graduation must apply for graduation online to receive a diploma.
You must apply for graduation by the posted deadline for the term in which you expect
to complete all requirements. Application deadlines are listed below.
Please see the instructions to apply for graduation:
Even if you do not plan to participate in the commencement ceremony, you must complete a graduation application to receive your diploma. You must complete a separate application for each degree or certificate you are seeking. Please confer with your Advisor to verify your declared major is correct and that you are on track to graduate. Please also refer to the Graduation Requirements section.
Graduation Application Dates/Deadlines
|Subcategory||Graduation Application Dates|
|Spring 2017||All Candidates||January 2 – March 17|
|Summer 2017||Candidates participating in May 2017 commencement||January 2 – March 17|
|Summer 2017||Candidates not participating in May 2017 commencement||May 22 – July 21|
|Fall 2017||All Candidates||September 1 – December 1|
National Park College holds one commencement ceremony at the end of the spring semester each year. All fall graduates and spring/summer graduate candidates are eligible to participate in commencement. Spring and summer candidates who wish to participate in commencement MUST submit an application for graduation by the March deadline (March 17, 2017) in order to have their names printed in the commencement program. Participation in commencement does not guarantee all requirements for a degree or certificate have been satisfied.
All fall graduates and spring/summer graduate candidates participating in the commencement ceremony must have a cap & gown. There is no charge for ordering a cap and gown; however, participants must go to the NPC campus store to be measured for graduation regalia during the following dates for the spring 2017 commencement ceremony: February 27 – March 17, 2017. (Please refer to the Campus Store home page for hours of operation.)
Please mark your calendars:
|GradFest/Commencement Rehearsal||Friday, May 12, 2017 - 1:30 p.m.||Inside the NPC Gymnasium||Rehearsal date/time subject to change. Refer to the website for updates.|
|Spring 2017 Commencement||Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:30 a.m.||Bank of the Ozarks Arena||Students are asked to report by 9:30 a.m. Faculty are asked to report by 10:00 a.m.|
Diplomas are mailed after all degrees have been conferred, approximately 4-6 weeks after the end of the semester. Diplomas are not mailed to students who have outstanding financial or library holds.
Graduating students are asked to complete the 2017 Graduation Survey.