Venue Information

Information about the venue for the 2022 Commencement Ceremony will be posted shortly. Please check back for details.


The NDMU Bookstore will remain open during Commencement Weekend Events and will also be present on site prior to the Commencement ceremony for graduating students only.

For your convenience, a flower vendor will also be on site. You can pre-order your flowers to pick up prior to the ceremony.

Personal Belongings

Graduates should refrain from bringing personal belongings (purses, cell phones or other electronic devices) to Commencement. There is no secure location to store these items, and they should not be carried into the ceremony.

Neither the University nor the venue will be responsible for lost personal items.

Ceremony Program Order

  1. Prelude Music and Processional
  2. Academic Procession
  3. Invocation
  4. America the Beautiful
  5. Presentation of Honorary Degree
  6. Commencement Address
  7. Presentation of Mullan Distinguished Teacher Award
  8. Presentation of Candidates for Degrees
  9. Investiture in Academic Hood
  10. Bestowal of Degrees
  11. Student Response
  12. Presidential Closing Remarks
  13. Benediction
  14. Alma Mater
  15. Recessional