Rehearsal and Graduation Ceremony - College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine


Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 / Noon
Northwestern Health Sciences University Auditorium


  • Pick up your cap and gown in the University Bookstore on the morning of rehearsal - Thursday, Dec. 12 before noon.
  • Take your cap and gown home - press the gown if needed. Bring your cap and gown with you on Saturday for the graduation ceremony.

Rehearsal schedule

Noon-12:30 p.m.

Information from the Office of Alumni and Career Services, and AOMAM
Final departmental announcements

12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Practice run-through and group photo

Graduation ceremony

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 / 2:00 p.m.
Northwestern Health Sciences University Auditorium

Graduation ceremony - schedule and details

1:10 p.m.

Arrive and go to room L5 to get dressed in your cap, hood and ironed gown.
Guests may go directly to the auditorium. Unlimited seating is available.

1:50 p.m.

Line up. Remain very quiet and listen for your name to be called. Check the other students in line next to you to be sure that everyone is in order.
Enter the auditorium in line. Pick up a program on your way into the auditorium.

2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Graduation ceremony - lasts until approximately 3:00 p.m.

After ceremony - 3:00 p.m.

Return your cap, gown and hood to room L5.

Reception - 3:00 p.m.

A reception is held in the cafeteria at Northwestern Health Sciences University immediately following the ceremony. 

Diploma - one week after graduation

Your diploma will be available approximately one week after graduation. You will receive an email when your diploma is ready for pick-up or mailing.

If you are unable to attend the graduation ceremony, you must notify:

Office of the Registrar
800/952-888-4777 ext. 241

For questions, contact:

Office of Student Affairs
800/952-888-4777 ext. 405

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