Northern Marianas College Commencement Information
Commencement should not be confused with “graduation”.Graduation refers to the actual fulfillment of degree requirements resulting in the conferral of a degree and a diploma. Commencement is a ceremony.
It is a time for you, your family, and the NMC Community to celebrate and acknowledge your accomplishments.
Commencement is scheduled for
Friday, May 19, 2023 at 4:00pm
Marianas High School Gymnasium, Saipan
You may participate in Commencement if you have met graduation requirements in fall 2022, or spring 2023. On Graduation Day, graduates must arrive at the commencement meeting area by 3:00pm.
Rehearsal is very helpful to understand what the procedure will be for the actual ceremony on Saturday. Rehearsal for the Commencement Ceremony is scheduled on Thursday – May 18 at 1:00 pm at the Marianas High School Gymnasium.
Magna/Summa/Cum Laude honors cords will be provided to students who meet academic standing requirements.
No Tickets Necessary!
Caps, Gowns, Tassels and Sashes
Honor cords will be provided at no cost. NMC Enrollment Services staff will issue honor cords to qualifying graduates on Commencement day, please be sure to arrive at the site by 3:00 pm.