Congratulations on your achievement! The College is proud of your accomplishments and we want the graduation ceremony to be one you and your family will remember. Your degree will be mailed to the address listed on the graduation application unless you have a financial obligation to the College. If you have questions regarding these areas, contact the Business Office. The College reserves the right to exclude graduates from participation in the ceremony for inappropriate behavior.
All students who have applied for graduation are required to pay a $25 non-refundable graduation fee when you turn in the form. If you have an outstanding bill with the college, you will not receive your degree. Contact the Business Office at 402-761-8230 if you have questions.
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CAPS AND GOWNS
Caps and gowns can be picked up on Tuesday, March 14, from 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the Student Services Office. Gowns are shipped folded and it is recommended that you try them on and hang up as soon as you receive them. If your gown is the wrong size for you, stop by the Registrar’s Office and we will find one that fits. You may keep your cap, gown and tassel.
Meet in the Game Room in the Welsh Center door no later than 6:15 p.m.. Be in your cap and gown and line up alphabetically, by program, no later than 6:20 p.m.. In case of inclement weather, we will meet in the game room in the Welsh Center. The east line will enter the gym floor from the south door and the west line will enter the gym from the north door.
When the processional starts, north and south leaders will meet and walk down the center aisle behind the instructors. The north line files into the first full row of chairs on the north side. The south line files into the first full row of chairs on the south side. Please walk to the far end of the row and fill all seats. Do not leave any seats vacant. Graduates will wear the graduation caps during the commencement address.
Graduates will be called to the stage by programs. All will wear caps, tassel to the RIGHT SIDE of the cap. Accept the degree with the left hand; shake right hands with the board member presenting your degree. Proceed to the north side of the stage and stand as a group until everyone from your class has received their degree. If your program is large, make two or three lines on the north side of the stage. If you qualify for graduate with distinction or graduate with high distinction, you will receive your certificate right after your receive your degree from the board member. Leave the stage as a group and return to your seat on the gym floor. When all of the graduates have returned to the chairs, sit down as a group.
At the conclusion of the ceremony, as the music begins, the instructors will stand and lead the recessional. Row one will begin to walk down the center aisle to the back of the gym followed by rows 2, 3, 4, etc.
When you receive your degree Lifetouch Special Events will take your picture. Proofs can be found online at www.events.lifetouch.com 10 days after the ceremony. You may order any photographs at that website, just follow the instructions. If you have questions, call Lifetouch at 800-244-4312.
The gym will be open at 5:30 p.m. for your guests. If you have a guest who needs assistance, a wheelchair accessible entrance is available at the east entrance of the Welsh.
If special accommodations are needed, contact the Registrar’s Office as soon as possible.
If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar Office at 402-761-8222.
Pay graduation fee
Pick up cap and gown in Student Services on March 14
Arrive at 6:15 p.m. in Welch center
Ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m.