Commencement and Commissioning 2024

Image from past Commencement

Congratulations to the Class of 2024!



Saturday, April 27, 2024, 10:00 a.m.    
Shapiro Field House    
Doors open at 8:00 a.m.


Saturday, April 27, 2024, 3:00 p.m.   
Shapiro Field House   
Doors open at 2:00 p.m.

Important Dates 

October 1, 2023
Graduation applications were due for program completion in the spring or summer term.   
(Nov/Dec. program 2023 completion deadline was extended to Oct. 1, 2023)

February 22, 2024
Release of Commencement tickets. Anticipated graduates will receive an email with a code to claim one graduate ticket for themselves and up to four guest tickets.  Be sure to check your email and claim your tickets as soon as possible. 

February 25, 2024
Traditional campus-based student deadline for ordering regalia in time for it to be shipped to the NU Bookstore for pick-up.

March 21, 2024
Online/CGCS student deadline for ordering regalia in time for it to be shipped to home address before the ceremony weekend. Students who miss this deadline can call the NU Bookstore directly to see what alternative arrangements might be made.

April 26, 2024   
All students graduating with a Norwich University master’s degree are invited to attend a traditional academic Hooding ceremony on Friday, April 26 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Shapiro Field House. The Hooding ceremony is a special recognition ceremony for master's graduates. During the ceremony, a faculty member places the academic hood over the head of each graduate to signify the achievement of earning the master's degree.

RSVP to Attend the Academic Hooding Ceremony

Retired US Air Force General Lori Robinson Announced as the 2024 Commencement Speaker