Pinning & Commencement 2018

Pinning Info. May 4, 2018   (7:00 – 8:00 PM)

Graduation Celebrations (including School of Nursing Pinning) are all on NU campus 7:00 PM Friday, May 4th, followed by reception at Pavilion at 8:00 PM.

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Directions to campus and Contact Information 

Reserved seating: This is only available for those who need accommodations for a wheelchair. Please contact the nursing office if this is needed.

Dress code for Pinning:

  • Graduation gown, no cap-  *please steam wrinkles out or iron carefully!
  • Wear honor cords, Sigma Theta Tau cords, and stethoscope
  • Do not wear your mortarboard cap for Pinning 


TBD Sound check and individual pictures with NU photographer Butterfield Chapel
16:00 Individual Photos
16:30 Group Pictures with NU photographer Meet at HSC Fireside
17:30 Pinning Rehearsal Butterfield Chapel
6:30 PM Grads Line up*

(*Light dinner available for grads only )

Doors open Upstairs for guests


Chapel – Downstairs




7:00 – 8:00 PM Pinning ceremony Butterfield Chapel
8:00 – 9:00 PM Graduation Reception Pavilion

Commencement Info. (rehearsal, alumni breakfast, Overlake Church,etc.)

For information regarding Commencement, please visit the Commencement page.

Note: graduates cannot reserve seating for guests for commencement at Overlake Christian Church.  If you have a guest needing ADA accommodations for seating, please contact the Provost’s office.