The commencement program is a list of names of students that have applied to graduate.
Your name will only appear in the program if you have submitted your graduation application with Registration and Records by their published dates.
August graduates are automatically invited to the December ceremonies. August graduates names will appear in the December program.
PLEASE NOTE - It is important to know that if you have suppressed the release of your name in your privacy settings in MyNIU, your name will not be published in this program or any other public notifications, including your hometown newspaper.
For additional information concerning the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the restrictions pertaining to directory information, please visit: http://www.reg.niu.edu/regrec/confidentiality/directoryinfo.shtml
Also note, if you change your privacy setting in your MyNIU after the Registration & Records published date, your name will still not be printed in the program.