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1. Declare your intent to graduate.

If you are expecting to complete a degree this semester, be sure to follow the instructions on the Applying for Graduation page. Completing the application is the only way to ensure your name appears in the commencement program. In this application, you'll will indicate in which term you plan to complete your degree

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2. Reserve your cap and gown.

Orders for academic attire should be made as early as possible through the ENMU Campus Bookstore.

3. Attend your commencement ceremony.

Doors to Greyhound Arena (GA) open at 9 a.m. for the morning ceremony and 1 p.m. for the afternoon ceremony.

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4. Receive or pick up your diploma.

Diplomas will be available 4-6 weeks after commencement. If you are receiving an Associate degree, your diploma will be available for pick up from the Office of the Registrar. If you'd like to arrange for the diploma to be mailed, please contact the Office of the Registrar directly. If you are receiving a Bachelor or Master degree, your diploma will be mailed to the address provided on your graduation application. If you need to update your diploma mailing address, email the Office of the Registrar at registrar.office@enmu.edu.

 


For More Information

Office of the Registrar
ENMU Station 5
1500 S Ave K 
Portales, NM 88130
Phone: 575.562.2175
FAX: 575.562.2566
Email: Registrar.Office@enmu.edu

 


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Future Dates Future Dates

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Future Commencement Dates:

Fall 2019: December 14, 2019

Spring 2020: May 9, 2020

Fall 2020: December 12, 2020

Spring 2021: May 15, 2021


FAQs FAQs

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Frequently Asked Questions about Commencement & Graduation:

How will I hear about commencement and graduation requirements after I apply?

All commencement and graduation-related correspondence will be relayed to your ENMU email address. Keep an eye on your inbox after you apply and in the weeks leading up to commencement. If you aren't receiving content and you believe you should, contact the Office of the Registrar at 575.562.2175 or registrar.office@enmu.edu to make sure everything is in order with graduation application.

Where do I get my cap and gown?

Academic regalia can be purchased at the University Bookstore on campus. Please call 575.562.2715 for any questions you may have.

Can I decorate my cap?

Yes.

Is there a commencement rehearsal for students?

No.

What do I do if I can't attend commencement?

Please contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar.office@enmu.edu so that adjustments can be made to the seating arrangement.

What do I do if I want to participate in commencement, but I didn't indicate that on my graduation application?

Please contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar.office@enmu.edu as soon as possible so that arrangements can be made for your attendance.

To whom do I RSVP for the Honors Convocation?

Please contact the Office of Student Affairs at 575.562.2221 to RSVP for the (invitation only) Honors Convocation.

Can graduate students receive Honors?

No, Bachelor candidates are the only graduates eligible for Honors.

Are tickets required for guest attendance at commencement?

No.

Does Greyhound Arena have handicap accessible seating?

Yes.

Do I have to pay for my graduation photos?

If you'd like a copy of your graduation photos (provided from GradImages), payment will be required. GradImages will contact you shortly after the commencement ceremony with proofs.

If I change my address, will my diploma mailing address be automatically updated?

No, if you need to update your address and your diploma mailing address, email a request to the Office of the Registrar at registrar.office@enmu.edu.

If I took classes elsewhere during my final semesters, how long do I have to send those transcripts to ENMU?

Transcripts from other schools should be sent as soon as grades have been posted at the other institution. All transcripts need to be received within the 2 weeks (13 business days) after grades have been posted at ENMU.

How long will it take to know if I received my degree?

The Office of the Registrar has 13 business days after the semester's grades have posted to conduct a final audit of the graduation applicant's requirements.

When will I receive my diploma?

Diplomas will be available 4-6 weeks after commencement. The Office of the Registrar has 13 business days after the semester's grades have posted to conduct a final audit of the graduation applicant's requirements. Associate degrees may be picked up from the Office of the Registrar. Bachelor and Master degrees will be mailed to the address provided on your graduation application. Make sure to notify the Office of the Registrar of any diploma mailing address changes via email (registrar.office@enmu.edu).


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