Graduate at fall commencement

Northern Arizona University’s fall commencement ceremony calls for students to don caps and gowns, with a chance for gloves, coats and other winter attire. The 2,500 newest members of the alumni family will earn degrees during two ceremonies scheduled for Dec. 19 in the Skydome in Flagstaff.

As part of the observances, two nonprofit leaders will be recognized for their partnership with NAU and continued support of education in Arizona.

Commencement ceremonies are scheduled as follows:

Thursday, Dec. 19
10 a.m.
This ceremony is for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral students in:

  • The College of Education
  • The College of Health and Human Services
  • The W.A. Franke College of Business

Thursday, Dec. 19
3 p.m.

This ceremony is for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral students in:

  • The College of Arts and Letters
  • The College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences
  • The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Extended Campuses
  • University College

Details about commencement ceremonies and parking may be found online. Watch the ceremonies live.

Those driving to and around Flagstaff should allow plenty of time to travel in the event of snowy conditions. Up-to-date road conditions and travel tips are available online from the Arizona Department of Transportation, and additional seasonal driving tips are available from NAU. Monitor the weather forecast through the National Weather Service.