Distance Graduates

Graduation information for Northland distance graduates.

Application for Graduation

Application Deadlines

Graduation is not automatic; all students must apply to graduate even if they do not intend to participate in the commencement ceremony.

Term Deadline to Apply
Fall Graduation (December) October 15
Spring or Summer Graduation (May) March 1

*If a graduation deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, applications will be through the next business day. Failure to apply on time may delay your graduation.

Apply for Graduation

Any student planning to graduate from their program must have an Application to Graduate on file. Meeting graduation application deadlines will ensure that your name is listed on the commencement program. However, graduation applications are accepted year round. Apply online or submit a paper application below:

Online Application for Graduation »

Submit Your Paper Graduation Application
Please submit your completed paper Application for Graduation to either:

  • Tiffany Beneda
  • Advisor / Graduation Coordinator
  • East Grand Forks - Office #107
  • (218) 793-2402
  • Lynell Wayne
  • Academic Advisor/Graduation Coordinator
  • Thief River Falls - Office #525A
  • (218) 683-8562

2021 Commencement

You are welcome to attend the graduation commencement ceremony at either campus. If you are planning on attending the graduation commencement ceremony, please refer to the campus specific graduation page.

EGF Campus Commencement »
TRF Campus Commencement »