Graduation Information

Graduation Petition Form

Click here to complete the NDSCS Graduation Petition Form. 

  • To receive your degree or diploma, you must apply for graduation using the Graduation Petition Form
  • If you plan to continue enrollment at NDSCS for the following term after graduation, you must file a Continuing Enrollment Form by following the steps below:
    • Sign into CampusConnection
    • Select NDSCS eForms tile
    • In the menu on the left select Enrollment Services
    • Select Continuing Enrollment

2022 NDSCS Commencement Ceremony

Commencement will be held in-person on May 13, 2022 at 3 p.m. in the Ed Werre Arena in the Clair T. Blikre Activities Center in Wahpeton, N.D.

This is a free event and there are no tickets required.

Questions?

If you have any questions or concerns or would like to schedule an appointment, contact the Registrar's Office located in Haverty Hall Room 101.

Phone: 701-671-2204
Email: michael.paolini@ndscs.edu
Schedule Appointment with Registrar: https://calendly.com/mikepaolini

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Important Information for Graduates
  • Graduates should not attend if they were recently exposed to someone with COVID-19, they have symptoms consistent with COVID-19, or have been identified by a state health department official that they were a close contact with someone who had COVID-19.
  • Graduates can expect to receive a verification email on April 6 to confirm their participation in the 2021 NDSCS Commencement Ceremony. Graduates will only receive this email if they have submitted their graduation petition by April 6. 
  • Official graduation attire/regalia (caps and gowns) may be purchased at the Bookstore starting on approximately April 1. Graduates MUST wear full graduation regalia. Graduates without full regalia will not be permitted to participate in the ceremony. 
  • Graduates must report to the Blikre Activities Center (BAC), entering through the Northwest doors by 2 p.m.; doors open at 1:45 p.m.
  • Detailed information and instructions will be shared with graduates on April 25, May 4 and May 11 through official NDSCS email accounts.
  • Lifetouch Photography will be taking professional pictures of the graduates as they receive their diplomas. Graduates are under no obligation to purchase their graduation picture.
  • For specific questions or special accommodation requests, contact the Registrar's Office at 701-671-2204.
Important Information for Guests
  • Guests should not attend if they were recently exposed to someone with COVID-19, they have symptoms consistent with COVID-19, or have been identified by a state health department official that they were a close contact with someone who had COVID-19.
  • Guests will only be allowed to enter the SOUTH doors of the Blikre Activities Center (BAC); Doors will open at 1:45 p.m. and no guests will be allowed in after 2:50 p.m. (NO EXCEPTIONS).
  • Graduation programs will be available when entering the Ed Werre Arena. A digital copy of the program will be available on this webpage following the ceremony.
  • Guests will be ushered to the seating area. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the Arena bleachers. Reserving seats will not be permitted.
  • For guests that are unable to attend in-person, the entire commencement ceremony will be live-streamed on this webpage the day of the ceremony. 
  • For specific questions or special accommodation requests, contact the Registrar's Office at 701-671-2204.
Archive of Commencement Ceremonies

Watch the 2022 NDSCS Commencement Program on YouTube by clicking here.

Click here to view past NDSCS Commencement programs.