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Department of Social Work Upcoming Graduation Ceremony

May 2015 Graduation Ceremony

Our departmental graduation ceremony will be held at the Talley Student Center in the State Ballroom on May 9, 2015 at 5:00 PM. Graduates should arrive between 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM. Doors will open to the public at 4:30 PM. Tickets are NOT required.

Please be aware that highway construction in southeast Raleigh on I-40 to U.S. 1 in Cary may contribute to traffic delays as you travel to and from NCSU graduation ceremonies and events. Click here to check on congestion so you can “Know Before You Go."

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Instructions for Graduating Students

In order you secure your graduation clearance, you must:

- Confirm Graduation Application procedures and complete any college or departmental paperwork with your advisor, including completing your Graduate Plan of Work (for Graduate Students only)

- Complete the online Graduation Application (application help guide) in MyPack Portal

- Confirm that you have fulfilled all requirements for your degree

- If applying for a minor, speak with your minor advisor (for undergraduate students only).

Once you have applied to graduate, please do the following to prepare for Graduation Day: 

- Purchase your graduation apparel: Your robes, mortarboard and tassel can be purchased through the NCSU Bookstore. Preordering is only required for special needs and those orders should be made in early November or April. Photo ID is required for apparel purchases. For more information about apparel and announcements please visit the Announcements and Apparel information page.

- Check your FERPA/Privacy Block settings: We can only print your name in the graduation program if you have either removed the privacy block completely or if you have a full privacy block, you allow a release for certain publications (graduation materials).  If you do not remove your privacy block or allow a release for publications, we will not print your name in the graduation program, however, your name will still be called during the departmental graduation ceremony. Students can check their setting in their MyPack Portal accounts.

- Check your address: Your official North Carolina State University diplomas will be mailed to the address that appears in MyPack Portal. If you have any financial holds on your account, you will not receive your diploma until they have been resolved. Diplomas will be mailed to you about a month after graduation.

Tickets and Graduation Attendees

Students will not need to purchase tickets for the Department of Social Work May 2015 graduation. However, any graduate who will have more than 15 people attending graduation must notify the Department of Social Work by the last day of Spring classes, April 24th, 2015.