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Graduation Information

Join us at the NC State and College of Natural Resources graduation ceremonies to celebrate and honor you and your achievements.

A graduate in a red cap and gown holds up the wolfie hand signal

NC State University Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, December 17, 2022

9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
PNC Arena
1400 Edwards Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27607

For more information please visit the University Commencement website.

College of Natural Resources Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, December 17, 2022

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
McKimmon Center
1101 Gorman Street
Raleigh, NC 27606

Specific graduation information will be emailed to graduates in mid-November and will include information on reserving seats for guests and how to purchase your cap and gown.

This is a ceremony for all undergraduate and graduate students in:

  • Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources
  • Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
  • Department of Forest Biomaterials
  • Center for Geospatial Analytics

Instructions for the day of graduation:

  • Please wear your cap and gown for the ceremony.
  • Check-in with your department or center upon arrival.

Tips for picking up your cap and gown:

  • The NC State Bookstore sells all graduate apparel at its physical location in Talley Student Union.
  • No preordering is necessary, but all apparel must be paid for at the time of pick-up.
  • You must present a photo ID.
  • Caps/Gowns/Tassels range from $42-$61
  • Hoods (graduate students only) range from $31-$34

Additional Questions?

Contact the CNR Academic Affairs Office.

Visit: Biltmore Hall Room 2018
Phone: 919-515-6191
Email: cnr_academicaffairs@ncsu.edu