Traditional Undergraduate Commencement

Commencement Preparation Schedule

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Deadline for graduating seniors to complete chapel requirements, which must be met to participate in commencement.  Contact the Office of Christian Formation, 479.524.7213, if you have questions.

February 1 – March 18, 2016

Dates to order graduation regalia at the bookstore.  After March 18th a $10 late fee will be incurred.  For questions, please contact the bookstore directly at 479-524-7195.

February 24, 2016

A Herff-Jones representative will be on campus in front of the JBU bookstore.  He will have specials on class rings and information on invitations and other graduation items.


  • To be considered an official May 2016 graduate, we must receive documentation of completed work by May 20, 2016.
  • Diplomas will be mailed by July 15, 2016. 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 Transcript Page, then click on the Transcript Request form. You may print this form and fax or mail it to our office.
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