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December 2017 Commencement

Norfolk State University will celebrate its 101st Commencement on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at the Norfolk Scope Arena. The Norfolk Scope Arena is located 201 E. Brambleton Avenue in downtown Norfolk between St. Paul’s Boulevard and Monticello Avenue.

Commencement 101

The Office of University Events provides Commencement 101 Sessions for December 2017 Graduates to provide important details to help students prepare for their Commencement.

Commencement Information

For more information about Commencement 101 or the Commencement Ceremony, call the Office of University Events at 757-823-8323.

Ticket Information

A Ceremony Ticket for commencement is required for all guests of the graduates who plan to view the Commencement Ceremony Each graduates will receive 10 tickets to distribute to family and friends. Graduates do not require tickets. All guests over the age of two will be required to have a ticket in order to gain access to the Arena. 

Graduation Requirements

For information about Graduation Requirements and/or academic questions, review the Commencement Booklet linked above, or contact the Registrar's Office at 757-823-8104.