Graduates in gowns holding caps in the air. Preparing for the big day

Commencement Ceremony

When: Friday May 16th at 2:00 pm.
Where: Bank of Colorado Event Center on NJC Main Campus

Ceremony Rehearsal

When: Thursday May 15 at Noon
Where: Bank of Colorado Event Center, NJC Main Campus

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Commencement & End of Semester Check List

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  • Check with academic advisor regarding degree requirements
  • Apply for Graduation
  • Measure for Cap and Gown in the NJC Bookstore
  • Pick up Cap and Gown after May 5th
  • Complete all required courses with a passing grade
  • Pay all Fees/Bills
  • Turn in Work-Study Time Sheet if applicable
  • Place Photography Order
  • ENJOY YOUR GRADUATION DAY!

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Graduation Honors

Graduation honors recognize outstanding academic achievement throughout a student’s academic career at the home institution. The honors are awarded to students who complete the requirements for an associate degree and earn a 3.5 or better cumulative grade point average at the institution. Only college level courses completed at the institution will be included in the GPA calculation. The three levels of recognition are defined as follows and will be posted on the student’s transcript.

  • Cum Laude (with honor) - 3.5 to 3.749 Cumulative GPA
  • Magna Cum Laude (with great honor) - 3.75 to 3.99 Cumulative GPA
  • Summa Cum Laude (with highest honor) - 4.0 Cumulative GPA

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Contact Information

If you have any questions about your degree evaluation, please contact your academic advisor.

If you have questions regarding commencement, please contact the NJC Records Office at 970.521.6658 or via email at njcrecordsoffice@njc.edu

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