The final deadline to apply for Fall 2023 graduation is Friday, September 15, 2023 (Graduation Application).

COVID-Related Recommendations for Fall 2023 Commencement

Graduates and guests who feel unwell should avoid attending the commencement ceremony.  For those unable to attend, the ceremonies will be streamed live on the NWCC Youtube page.

Fall 2023 Commencement Information
Date:  Friday, December 8, 2023
School of Health Science Pinning and Commencement
Time: TBA
Academic and Career Technical Workforce Solutions Commencement
Time: TBA
Location: Howard Coliseum

The Office of Admissions and Records is conducting final degree audits.  If a student was unable to complete the required course work, the Office will inform the student via email that he/she has not met degree requirements. If all required course work is complete for the student’s credential, he/she will receive the following:

  1. Delivery of all requested transcripts (confirming the degree/credential) to be sent to other colleges/universities and employers after final grades have posted.
  2. Receipt of link to the student’s digital degree/credential via an email and/or text message.
  3. Receipt of paper degree/credential within 14 business days of receiving digital degree/credential.

For questions or additional assistance, please contact the Office of Admissions and Records by email at