April 1, 2018

Commencement Ceremony May 18, 2019 11:00 a.m.


Nashua Community College welcomes you to our Commencement web page where graduates, family members and the extended college community may find important information pertaining to end-of-the-year ceremonies. 

NCC recognizes that commencement is a milestone in our graduates’ lives and strives to ensure it is a celebratory time, one full of well-deserved pomp and circumstance.  Thank you for starting your educational and career journeys with us, we wish you continued success in future endeavors and look forward to seeing you on May 18!

Calendar of Events

TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2019

  • 5:30 p.m. – Scholarship Award Ceremony Judd Gregg Hall Auditorium


  • 5:30 p.m. – Graduation rehearsal
  • Dinner immediately following in dining hall for graduates

THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2019

  • 5:15 pm – Nursing Pinning Reception – Graduates and invited guests, dining hall
  • 6:00 pm – Nursing Pinning Ceremony – Judd Gregg Hall Auditorium

SATURDAY – MAY 18, 2019

  • 10:00 a.m. – Graduates arrive for line-up
  • 11:00 a.m. – Graduation ceremony begins
  • Reception for graduates and guests following the ceremony in the Cafeteria


  • Caps and gowns must be ordered from the Bookstore by April 19.  Available for pickup after May 6, 2019.  Degree frames will be available for purchase from the bookstore.  
  • We suggest that you hang the gown to remove the wrinkles.
  • Caps and gowns need not be returned.
  • Caps and gowns must be worn at the Graduation Ceremony.
  • All financial obligations to the College must be settled prior to May 3, 2019.
  • If you are not attending the ceremony, please notify the Registrar by April 22, 2019.
  • Requests for special seating for guests with limited mobility; please contact Lucy Jenkins in the President’s office no later than May 10, 2019.
  • Students who have received financial aid under Federal Stafford and Perkins Loan Programs MUST speak with the financial aid office prior to picking up their cap and gown.
  • Commencement Photo Inc. will be taking pictures of each graduate during the ceremony.  This company will be sending you information regarding the purchase of these pictures.
  • Pictures and sentences about yourself are due by April 29, 2019 to Dharma Paradis at [email protected].