Graduation Workshop Fall 2009 Graduates College of Arts and Letters
COMMENCEMENT Friday December 11, 2009 NAU Skydome TTime to Be Announced
Graduation Application Process Fall 2009 Applications are due: Advisors – as soon as possible Department Chairs— see department deadlines Dean’s Office May 1, 2009 (Riles, #15, 2 nd Floor)
Register for Fall 2009 Classes ASAP Fill out Graduation Application Pay $35 Graduation Fee at Registrars- save receipt Print out Degree Progress from LOUIE *If there is bold type in your major/minor have your faculty advisor write on the degree progress how this requirement is being met. *If there is bold type in your liberal studies, call 523- 8632 and make an appointment with a CAL Advisor. Fill out degree plan check sheets for your major and liberal studies (for catalog years 2001-2003 and previous)
Dual Degree/Double Major Dual Degree 2 Separate Applications Example: BA Philosophy/BS History Degrees must be posted at the same time! Double Major 1 Application Example: BA Theatre/BA English
HONORS /MINORS Honors Students Liberal Studies Sheet will be filled out by Honors advisor. Honors Advisor needs to sign graduation application Minors Minor advisor needs to sign graduation application
Top 2 Reasons Your Degree Won’t Post Transfer Credit not appearing on NAU transcript Addendums not filed
Transfer Credit Make sure ALL of your transfer credits from other institutions are showing up on your transcripts. If your transfer credits are not appearing on your NAU transcripts, contact the other institution and request an official copy to be sent to NAU’s Undergraduate Admissions Office You’re degree will not post until all of your transfer credits have been uploaded to the system.
Graduation Addendum You need to file an Addendum: Drop/Add course(s) after you file your graduation papers Add a minor/major after you file your graduation papers Change the term, institution, credit hours, of a course after you file your graduation papers Your degree will not post until Addendum is filed
Students/Guests With A Disability Contact Betty Zanot at (928)523-3312 or email Betty.Zanot@nau.edu. Betty.Zanot@nau.edu. Requests for accommodation should be made within one week of commencement to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Who Can Walk in the Ceremony? Anyone! This does not mean that you have graduated. Walk by Department Not in alphabetical order No tickets – bring as many friends and family as you want
What to do after December 11, 2009? Be sure to check your NAU email each week after December 9, 2009. NAU email is how the Registrars Office will alert you to any concerns/problems/questions they have about your graduation application. You can check to see if your degree has been awarded by logging on to LOUIE. At the bottom of your unofficial transcripts you will see your degree listed. For example: Awarded December 11, 2009, Bachelors of Arts in English When you see your degree listed at the bottom of your transcripts you are officially graduated. It will take 6-8 weeks to physically receive your diploma in the mail after the posting.
Thank you and Congratulations! Questions???? Debbie.Berktold@nau.edu 523-8648