Dates and Deadlines

Important Dates for Graduates

Upcoming Dates:

Graduation Applications will be sent to prospective graduates preferred email address as noted in their My Northeast account. The Application link will be in the email, which will go out in mid-January. Please verify your “preferred” email address in your My Northeast account and watch this account closely for this email. (You may need to check your spam or junk folder.) If you do not receive this email by February 7, 2014, please contact the Registrar’s Office. Applications must be completed by February 17, 2014.

2/3/2014

  • Prospective Graduates should have received the Graduation Application email. See note above.

2/17/2014

  • Graduation Applications must be completed by 5:00 p.m.

3/3/2014

  • Deadline to change attendance option from previous entry on your completed Graduation Application.

4/4/2014

  • Email goes out to prospective graduates who have indicated on the Graduation Application that they will attend the ceremony. This email will contain Cap, Gown and Ticket Distribution (CGT) information.

4/11/2014

  • Last day for prospective graduates who have indicated that they will attend the ceremony to change the delivery location of their cap, gown and tickets. (O’Neill, South Sioux City, West Point or Norfolk).
  • Deadline to request confidentiality for graduation publications*. (Contact Student Services by 5:00 p.m. today, 402.844.7272.) *Students with filed documentation will have their names withheld from any publication, including the graduation program, posted list and news articles.

4/22/2014

  • All Business Office holds must be released by this day, for prospective graduates to receive their cap, gown and tickets (CGT) on April 29th and 30th.
  • Check your My Northeast account, click on Student Records and then View Holds. If you have a Business Office hold, please contact the Business Office at 402.844.7001.
  • Requests for accommodations at the graduation ceremony should be made by May 14, 2014.

4/28/2014 – CGT (Cap, Gown and Ticket Distribution)

  • 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Cap, gown and ticket* distribution in CWC 1108 (Front Tour Room) (CGT’s will only be released to the prospective graduate. Photo ID will be required.)
  • * The exact number of tickets to be distributed will depend on the total number of attending graduates.
  • Depending on availability from our limited inventory, gowns may be exchanged for size issues on a first-come/first-serve basis from April 30th through May 16th.

*Guest seating in the gymnasium is by ticket only. Children 18 months or older require a ticket. Tickets will be distributed at the Cap, Gown and Ticket Distribution on April 28th and 29th in the College Welcome Center.

Options for those without guest tickets are:

  • View the live ceremony in the Cox Activities Center Theatre.
  • View the live ceremony over HawkTV on Channel 20 through CableOne of Norfolk.

4/29/2014 - CGT (Cap, Gown and Ticket Distribution)

  • 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Cap, gown and ticket* distribution in CWC 1108 (Front Tour Room) (CGT’s will only be released to the prospective graduate. Photo ID will be required.)
  • * The exact number of tickets to be distributed will depend on the total number of attending graduates.
  • Depending on availability from our limited inventory, gowns may be exchanged for size issues on a first-come/first-serve basis from April 30th through May 16th.

*Guest seating in the gymnasium is by ticket only. Children 18 months or older require a ticket. Tickets will be distributed at the Cap, Gown and Ticket Distribution on April 28th and 29th in the College Welcome Center.

Options for those without guest tickets are:

  • View the live ceremony in the Cox Activities Center Theatre.
  • View the live ceremony over HawkTV on Channel 20 through CableOne of Norfolk.

5/2/2014

  • Deadline for prospective graduates to make changes to the permanent address on file for diploma mailing. Diplomas will be mailed to the Permanent address on file. Please check this in your My Northeast account. You will find your Permanent address listed in your My Northeast account under the Personal Information tab. You will not be able to make changes to your Permanent address through your My Northeast account. Please contact the Registrar’s Office at 402.844.7265. Expect your diploma to arrive by June 30, 2014. If your diploma has not arrived at your Permanent address by this time, please contact your local post office regarding the delivery. If your diploma is not located by the post office, please contact the Registrar’s Office at 402.844.7265.

5/16/2014

  • All graduates must have cap, gown and tickets picked up from the Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m. None of these items will be available on the morning of graduation, May 17, 2014.

5/17/2014 Graduation Day – Cox Activities Center*

Northeast Community College
41st Annual Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 17, 2014
10:00 a.m., Cox Activity Center*

(Processional begins at 9:50 a.m. Guests must be seated before the processional begins.)

*Guest seating in the gymnasium is by ticket only.  Children 18 months or older require a ticket. Tickets will be distributed at the Cap, Gown and Ticket Distribution on April 28th and 29th in the College Welcome Center.  These items will be distributed to students who have chosen to attend the ceremony when they completed their Graduation Application.

Options for those without guest tickets are:

  • View the live ceremony in the Cox Activities Center Theatre.
  • View the live ceremony over HawkTV on Digital Channel 20 through CableOne of Norfolk.
  • Graduates report to the Maclay Building by 9:00 a.m.
  • Processional begins at 9:50 a.m.  Guests must be seated before the processional begins.
  • Graduates and their guests are cordially invited to a reception in the College Welcome Center (CWC) after the ceremony. 
  • Students enrolled at Northeast Community College (Northeast) are expected to conduct themselves in a mature and responsible manner.  For further information, please see the Student Code of Conduct posted on our website and in the Student Handbook.

6/02/2014

  • Final day to order DVDs of the graduation ceremony. The cost for each DVD will be $20. Please contact Brian Anderson at briana@northeast.edu or 402.844.7359.

Need help or additional information?

If you need assistance or additional information please visit our office in the College Welcome Center, fill out our contact form, or contact:

Registrar's Office

Phone: (402) 844-7265
Toll-Free: (800) 348-9033, Ext. 7265
FAX: (402) 844-7396
registrar@northeast.edu