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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, May 6, 2023

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

Friday, May 5, 2023

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Reynolds Coliseum
2411 Dunn Ave
Raleigh, NC 27607

Specific graduation information will be emailed to graduates 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

Livestream Information

For friends and family who would like to watch the graduation ceremonies, there will be access to livestreams of the events. Further information coming soon. 

Spring 2023 Graduation Information Session Recording

Click here to view The College of Natural Resources Graduation Information Session Recording

Additional Questions?

Contact the CNR Academic Affairs Office.

Visit: Biltmore Hall Room 2018
Phone: 919-515-6191