Degree Completion Commencement

Commencement Preparation Schedule

Monday, February 9 - March 30, 2105

Date to place regalia orders (gowns, caps and tassels) with the JBU Bookstore.  Shipping is available. Orders placed after March 30, 2015 will result in a $10 late fee.

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

Friday, March 27, 2015
Evidence of enrollment for any outstanding requirements must be e-mailed to Tiffany Taylor at by this date.

Friday, March 27, 2015
Last day to take CLEP exams and DANTES exams and be eligible to participate in the Commencement ceremony.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Before a student is to be considered a May 2015 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 May 2015 graduate, we must receive documentation of completed work by May 22, 2015.
  • Diplomas will be mailed by July 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.