Graduation Information

Students at gradation

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! You are no doubt anticipating this milestone of achievement in your life. The goal of our graduation ceremony is to honor your achievement by putting you at the center of the event.

Graduation Applications

In order to graduate, an online graduation application must be submitted to the Registrar’s office. It is suggested that students request a graduation audit at least two semesters prior to graduation. The applicant's coursework will be audited and a written notification of any remaining coursework will be mailed to the student. 

Summer 2022 Graduation Ceremony

Date: Saturday, August 6 at 10 a.m.
Location: Baxter Arena, 2425 South 67th Street, Omaha, NE 68182
Parking: Free parking is available in the lots surrounding Baxter Arena.

Student Rehearsal

Date: Thursday, August 4 at 10 a.m.
Location: Howard Hall, Clarkson College

You may pick up your cap and gown after a brief rehearsal. Cap and gown must be picked up after rehearsal or in the Student Services Suite after 12:30 p.m. on Thursday until 2 p.m. on Friday, August 5.

Cap & Gown Rental

All rented gowns need to be returned after the ceremony. The tassel and cap are yours to keep. Graduate students may also keep their master’s or doctoral hoods. If you would like to purchase your gown, please contact the Balfour representative, Troy Graves, at 402.699.1471.

Order Deadline

Friday, July 1. Orders will NOT be accepted after July 1 deadline. If you do not rent a cap/gown you will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony. Gowns obtained elsewhere are not permitted.

How to Place a Rental Order

Orders need to be placed online through the following link:


Yesenia Santos, Assistant to the Registrar
PH 402.836.9279  TF 800.647.5500