Commencement

Information for Graduates

Printable Graduate Information  

How do I apply for Graduation?

How do I apply for Graduation?

Graduates must apply with their intent to graduate on NEST or through the Office of the Registrar. More information including application dates can be found on their website Office of the Registrar.

When and where do I receive my Cap & Gown?

When and where do I receive my Cap & Gown?

Caps and gowns for graduates will be ordered when a student declares intent to graduate. Pick-up will be in Skutt Student Center 104 and 105 on Thursday, May 10 or Friday, May 11, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. It is the responsibility of the graduate to bring their regalia to their respective ceremony. Regalia will not be available day of ceremony. Mortar board hats, tassels, and hoods may be kept. Gowns must be returned at the end of the commencement ceremony.

How do I order Graduation Announcements and other memorabilia?

How do I order Graduation Announcements and other memorabilia?

Announcements and additional memorabilia are available from two locations.

When do I get my diploma?

When do I get my diploma?

Graduates who participate in Mayís commencement will receive their degree upon completion of the ceremony.

Graduates of August and December conferrals will have diplomas mailed upon confirmation of the completion of all degree requirements by the respective dean.

All financial obligations to the University must be satisfied before diplomas will be released.

What if I need disability accommodations?

What if I need disability accommodations?

If you are a degree candidate who needs accommodations, please contact the Creighton University Office of Disability Accommodations at 402.280.2749.

What if my name is hard to pronounce?

What if my name is hard to pronounce?

As you declare your intent to graduate on NEST you will be prompted to include the phonetic spelling of your name. If you think the reader will have a difficult time pronouncing your name, please call your respective deanís office and speak to a school or college representative.