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NWACC Graduation

Congrats on completing your degree or certificate at NWACC! Be prepared to graduate by reviewing the information below on applying for program completion, commencement ceremony details, receiving your diploma and transcripts, academic honors and more.

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Spring 2024 Graduates! 

NWACC plans to hold the spring commencement ceremony on May 13th at 11:30 a.m. at the Walmart AMP. View more commencement ceremony details.


  • Whether you attend or do not attend the ceremony, you will NEED to apply for program completion to receive your diploma. You can apply for program completion through your Workday account by clicking the “Apply for Program Completion” task under the Academics tab in Workday. 
  • You are required to indicate that you plan to attend commencement on your program completion application in order to participate in the ceremony. If you elect not to attend the ceremony, you may not be able to change the attendance designation later. 
  • The last day to apply for program completion, designate your ceremony attendance plans, and have your name appear in the commencement program is March 1st by midnight. 

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Graduation Information


Commencement Ceremony

The NWACC commencement ceremony is an exciting time to celebrate your achievements with family, friends and fellow classmates. Learn more about the big day by using the links below.