Northern Student Checklist

Step 1: Submit Application for Graduation through the Student Portal to sign up for your degree and the Commencement Ceremony. Deadline to submit is March 17th. Applications after this date are accepted but your name cannot appear in the ceremony program.

Step 2: Tickets are not required for guests to enter the Sacramento Convention Center, however graduates must submit the 2017 Northern Commencement Attendance Confirmation. Deadline to submit is March 23rd.

Step 3 (Optional): Fill out the Publicity Release Form. We are interested in hearing your unique story.

Step 4: Order your cap and gown from Jostens either online or by calling (800) 854-7464. Deadline March 2nd. (Orders after this date will require rush order shipping.) You also have the option to order personalized announcements from Jostens. Traditionally, invitations are mailed about three weeks before an event.

                                           Additional Information

If you or your guests need to make hotel reservations you can find information at the Sacramento Convention Center web site.