Commencement - Degree Completion

Commencement Preparation Schedule

Monday, September 15, 2014

Date to place regalia orders (gowns, caps, tassels and hoods) with the JBU Bookstore.  Shipping is available. 

For questions about ordering regalia, contact the Bookstore directly at 479.524.7195.


Friday, November 14, 2014
Evidence of enrollment for any outstanding requirements must be e-mailed to Tiffany Taylor at by this date.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Last day to take CLEP exams and DANTES exams and be eligible to participate in the Commencement ceremony.

Friday, January 9, 2015
Before a student is to be considered a December 2014 graduate, official evidence of a transfer credit from an outside college or university must be received on or before this date.

  •  To be considered an official December 2014 graduate, we must receive documentation of completed work by January 9, 2015.
  • Diplomas will be mailed by February 15, 2015. Please check with the Business Office to make sure your account is in good standing as this may prevent your diploma/official transcript from being released.
  • Official transcripts - Federal Privacy Laws state that we must require a signature from the student before we can release any document with your grades on it. If you need to order official or unofficial transcripts, please visit the Registrar Home Page, then click on the Transcript Request form.  All instructions can be found on the bottom of the form.