Action Items for Graduate Students

 

Master Degree Candidates

If you are a Master Degree candidate, please note that you must initiate the process for receiving your Master's Degree. The steps below indicate the starting point for each particular college.

  • Business: Form available in the Graduate Programs Office in Bartley Hall. The form should be completed and returned the semester before you plan to graduate.
  • Nursing: Download Graduate Application and instructions.
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences: Submit your Prospective Graduate Form online via myNOVA - go to the Graduation Information channel on the Student tab.
  • Engineering: Complete the Graduation Application and submit to your departmental office prior to registration for your final semester. Be sure to check the late January submission deadline.

☐ Check that academic credits fulfill requirements.

☐ Financial Matters - Students must meet all  financial obligations before their diploma and transcript can be released. Questions concerning your account may be directed to the Bursar's Office at (610) 519-4258.

☐ Order your cap and gown online and indicate how many tickets to the Friday University Ceremony you will need.  Indicate, as well, how many parking passes you will need.  

☐ Check your prospective graduation status via myNOVA - go to the Graduation Information channel on the Student tab.

 

University Commencement Ceremony Video

Visit this link to view an archived webcast of the 2017 University Commencement Ceremony. Having trouble playing the video stream? Please confirm that your computer/mobile device meets the viewing requirements.

 

In addition, the video of the University Commencement Ceremony and each College Convocation will be available for viewing on the University's YouTube channel and available for download via ITunesU.

 

Future Commencement Weekend Dates

Year 2019: May 17-18
Year 2020: May 15-16
Year 2021: May 14-15

2017 Commencement Memories

Students laughing at commencement

Time to Graduate?

Review the Prospective Graduate Information and Checklist