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Northeastern Spring 2021 Commencement

Northeastern's 2021 Commencement ceremonies are May 14, 2021

Northeastern will be holding two in-person commencement ceremonies on May 14, 2021. Both ceremonies will be held in the Bank of Colorado Event Center main arena. The first ceremony will take place at 10:00 A.M. and will include graduates from the following academic departments:

  • Agriculture
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Science Technologies
  • Health, Math and Science
  • Nursing

The second ceremony will take place at 2:00 P.M. and will include graduates from the following academic departments:

  • Applied Technology: Auto, Diesel, Wind
  • Applied Technology: Welding
  • Business and Sports Management
  • Cosmetology
  • Liberal Arts (Criminal Justice, Early Childhood and Elementary Education, History, Music, Philosophy, Psychology)

Because of capacity limitations due to the COVID pandemic, graduates will only be permitted to invite 2 guests per graduate. Tickets for guests will be issued in the Northeastern Bookstore when graduates receive their cap and gown. Following the afternoon commencement ceremony, a reception for graduates and guests will be held at approximately 3:30 P.M. under a tent on the Northeastern lawn just south of Phillips-Whyman Hall, east of the clock tower. Everyone is invited to attend the reception.

2021 Spring Commencement will also be presented as a Virtual Commencement Ceremony, to be aired on YouTube Premiere at a date and time to be determined. Check back on this page for updated information about the 90-minute virtual ceremony.

Commencement practice will take place on May 13, 2021 at noon in the Bank of Colorado Event Center.

For more graduation information, please visit the Graduation page under Academics - Records on the Northeastern website.

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