Expect Challenge. Achieve Distinction.



Important Dates

October 2022

  • Graduation Applications due October 1 for spring and summer completion. (Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Early March 2023

  • Summer and Fall Graduate Applications due. (Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
    Please note: Students who will complete degree requirements by August of 2023 and have not yet submitted a graduation application must do so no later than March 1, 2023. Applications after this date will be accepted, however, participation in Commencement is not guaranteed.  
  • Ticket information available.

April 28, 2023 (Friday)

  • Commencement rehearsal: 10 a.m. in Shapiro Field House. Graduates, please meet at Andrews Gym by 9:30 a.m. Attendance is required of all graduates except CGCS students.
  • Joint Commissioning rehearsal: 11:30 a.m. in Shapiro Field House. Students being commissioned meet by 11 a.m., attendance is required.

April 29, 2023 (Saturday)

  • Graduates must arrive at Andrews Gym at 9 a.m. for check-in.
  • All graduates are required to wear appropriate “business casual” attire underneath academic regalia.
  • During the ceremony, caps/mortarboards are removed by all students for the National Anthem; students should plan accordingly if they intend to pin on their caps/mortarboards. Students wearing academic regalia are not permitted to decorate their mortarboards.

Norwich University admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Norwich University collects personal data about visitors to our website in order to improve the user experience and provide visitors with personalized information about our programs and services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you accept the information policies and practices outlined in our Privacy Policy.