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Fall 2022 Commencement Ceremony Information

 

Commencement is a significant experience for most graduates, as well as their family and friends, so misconduct at this function cannot be tolerated. Eastern New Mexico University is a state institution and the possession or use of alcohol or a controlled substance is prohibited on University premises. If you are found with alcohol, or a controlled substance, or if you are acting in an intoxicated or disorderly manner, you will be escorted from the building and not allowed to return. Please help us make this a cherished and memorable event.

Other Items Of Which You Need To Be Aware
  • Alumni Activities – We hope you will continue your relationship with ENMU by becoming an active alumni. Please keep us informed of your mailing address when changes occur. Send any address changes or life updates to: Alumni Affairs at ENMU Station 48, 1500 S Ave K, Portales, NM, or call at 575.562.2125.
  • Release of Diplomas and Transcripts – Diplomas will be available 4-6 weeks after commencement. Diplomas and transcripts will not be mailed for any student that has a financial obligation to the University. Contact the Office of Student Accounts for questions, 575.562.2007.
  • Transcripts – Online transcript requests can be made from the portal, my.enmu.edu (the transcripts links are in the "Student Records" menu. If you need assistance, contact the Office of the Registrar, 575.562.2175. 

Congratulations on your accomplishment of degree completion. We hope you have fond memories of your time at ENMU. If you have questions in the future concerning your records, please contact the Office of the Registrar at 575.562.2175 for assistance.

 

 


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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).


Future Dates Future Dates

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Future Commencement Dates:

Spring 2023: May 13, 2023

Fall 2023: December 16, 2023

Spring 2024: May 11, 2024

Fall 2024: December 14, 2024

Spring 2025: May 10, 2025

Fall 2025: December 13, 2025

Spring 2026: May 9, 2026

Fall 2026: December 12, 2026


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