North Central College - Naperville, IL

2016 Commencement

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Congratulations Class of 2016!

What an exciting time this is in the lives of the graduates, their families and friends! We invite you to participate in the Commencement celebration that begins with the President's Reception and Baccalaureate Service on Friday, June 10 and continues Saturday, June 11 with breakfast and the Commencemement Ceremony. More information will be provided in the coming weeks and months. 

2016 Commencement program (.PDF)

2016 Commencement map (.PDF)

You may order your cap and gown online by visiting in order to pickup at Countdown to Commencement. If you order after April 1, then you must order through the North Central College Bookstore.

Commemorative Brick for your Graduate

We invite you to commemorate your graduation by purchasing a personalized brick!

June 6-10, 2016
Senior Week

Enjoy your last week with friends and fellow classmates!

June 11, 2016

The Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2016 will begin at 10 a.m. in the Residence Hall/Recreation Center. All graduates need to arrive dressed in cap and gown at Merner Field House by 9 a.m. to begin line-up. Graduates will begin the processional from Merner Field House into the Residence Hall/Recreation Center arena at 9:40 a.m.

Graduation Application

Graduating students are required to file an Application for Graduation with the Registrar.
A $150 fee will be assessed between January 18 and March 29. Applications filed after March 29 will be charged a $200 fee.
Graduation Application Fee Schedule

Hotel Partner Program

North Central College has partnered with some of our Naperville hotels to offer discounted rates to all friends and family of the school. Click here for Hotels that support North Central College.