Action Items for Undergraduate Candidates

Bachelor Degree Candidates

☐ Check with your advisor to make sure that academic credits fulfill requirements

☐ Financial Matters - Students must meet all financial obligations before their diploma and transcript can be released. Questions concerning student accounts may be directed to the Bursar's Office at (610) 519-4258.

☐ Complete a Prospective Graduate Form online via myNOVA - enter “Prospective Graduate form” in the search field, click on the resulting task item for the Prospective Graduate Form.  This form will allow you to indicate how you would like your name to appear on the diploma and to provide an address where your diploma should be mailed after graduation.

☐ Check your graduation status through myNOVA - enter “Diploma Information” in the search field, click on the resulting task item to Verify Diploma Information.  If there is a pending degree in progress, the information will be displayed here.  If graduates are uncertain of their status, they should contact the Academic Dean of their College.

☐ Fill out the Graduation Fair Form (to order your Commencement tickets and parking passes). The form must be completed by April 20, 2018.  (If you missed the deadline, please come to the Graduation Fair on May 2 to get your cap and gown, you'll receive instructions there on obtaining your tickets and parking passes at a later date.)

☐ Complete the Senior Survey, Part I and Part II - Undergraduates only

☐ Attend the Graduation Fair on May 2 from 10am-7pm in the Villanova Room, Connelly Center to pick up your Cap and Gown, Seating Tickets & Parking Passes.


University Commencement Ceremony Video

Visit this link to view an archived webcast of the 2018 University Commencement Ceremony. Having trouble playing the video stream? Please confirm that your computer/mobile device meets the viewing requirements.


In addition, the video of the University Commencement Ceremony and each College Convocation will be available for viewing on the University's YouTube channel and available for download via ITunesU.


Future Commencement Weekend Dates

Year 2019: May 17-18
Year 2020: May 15-16
Year 2021: May 14-15

Time to Graduate?

Review the Prospective Graduate Information and Checklist