EGF Career & Technical Graduates

Graduation information for career & technical program graduates of the EGF campus.

Application for Graduation

Application Deadlines

Graduation is not automatic; all students must apply to graduate even if they do not intend to participate in the commencement ceremony.

Term Deadline to Apply
Fall Graduation (December) October 15
Spring or Summer Graduation (May) March 1

*If a graduation deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, applications will be through the next business day. Failure to apply on time may delay your graduation.

Apply for Graduation

Any student planning to graduate from their program must have an Application to Graduate on file. Meeting graduation application deadlines will ensure that your name is listed on the commencement program. However, graduation applications are accepted year round. Apply online or submit a paper application below:

Online Application for Graduation »

Submit Your Paper Graduation Application
Please submit your completed paper Application for Graduation to either:

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  • Tiffany Beneda
  • Advisor / Graduation Coordinator
  • East Grand Forks - Office #107
  • (218) 793-2402

EGF Commencement 2019

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 11:00 A.M.
Ceremonies will last approximately 1½ hours.

Chester Fritz Auditorium
University Ave & Yale Drive
Grand Forks, ND
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Commencement Recaps

Relive your memories of Northland's East Grand Forks campus commencement ceremonies.

Commencement Assembly Process

  • Graduate candidates must arrive by 10:00 AM at the Chester Fritz Auditorium - lower level to allow for the assembly process.
  • Graduate candidates wishing to have a photo taken (optional) must arrive by 9:30 AM. Image Photography will be set up in the assembly area to take professional photos. Photos will also be taken as you cross the stage to receive your diploma.
  • Locate your major/program sign and line up in alphabetical order, by last name, in front of the program sign. Signs will be posted on the wall.
  • Please pick up your name card when you line up. You will hand the name card to the announcer when you approach the stage.
  • Ushers will lead you from the assembly area into the auditorium. You will be ushered to your seats. Please remain standing until asked to be seated.

Graduation Items

The following items are available in the Northland bookstore.

  • Cap & Gowns: Black cap and gowns MUST be worn by all graduates during the ceremony. The cap, gown, & tassel unit will be available for purchase. Northland school colors are navy blue and scarlet red.
  • Nursing Pins: Nursing graduates only. Pins will be available for purchase.

Honor Students

Honor students are to pick up their honor stole or honor cord in the Registrar's Office (Room 111) April 1 - May 12. Review your academic transcript to determine eligibility. The DARS report is not an academic transcript. Honor calculations are based on the cumulative GPA of the student academic transcript following fall semester. Spring semester grades are not available for calculation prior to commencement. Final academic honors will be posted to final transcripts.

  • Highest Honors: cumulative GPA 3.75 - 4.0 (Gold Stole)
  • Academic Excellence: cumulative GPA 3.50 - 3.74 (Honor Cord)

Degrees, Diplomas, & Certificates

Degrees, diplomas, and certificates will be mailed approximately 4-8 weeks following commencement or completion of your final grade posting.

Welcome New Alumni!

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