Graduation Planning | Northcentral Technical College

Graduation Planning

Apply for Graduation

You’ve reached your final semester and you’re ready to graduate! Even if you don’t plan to participate in the ceremony, you need to request to graduate from your program. Follow the process below to complete your request for graduation.

  • Log in to MyNTC.
  • Click the STUDENT CENTER tile.
  • Click the APPLY FOR GRADUATION link.
  • Click the desired graduation date (either December or May). If it reads VIEW/UPDATE, you may already have an active grad application. Please review and update as necessary (such as attending ceremony).
  • Complete the form.

Graduation Ceremony Information

Fall 2017 Graduation

  • Saturday, December 16, 2017, 10:00 a.m.
  • Grand Theater, Wausau
  • Graduation will last approximately 2 hours
  • Graduation Details

Spring 2018 Graduation

  • Saturday, May 19, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
  • Wausau West High School Gymnasium
  • Graduation will last approximately 2 hours
Graduation FAQs

Graduation Regalia/Dress

Academic Regalia are required to participate in the commencement ceremony. Student graduation regalia have already been purchased through student fees and consist of:

  • Cap
  • Gown
  • Tassel

Only academic-related additions to the regalia will be allowed as follows:

  • White cord: Outstanding Graduate of a program
  • Gold cord: A cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher
  • Red, white and blue cord: Students who have served in the armed services
  • Pins awarded to Nursing and Dental Hygiene students indicating the completion of their program
  • The gold stole of Phi Theta Kappa
  • Other items signifying Phi Theta Kappa Membership, including ceremonial tassel, cord, or medallion
  • Tasteful adornments to the cap limited to the representation of the degree being granted
  • Graduates may wear religious and culturally-based adornments in ceremony. For example, Native students may wear eagle feathers or other culturally significant items in a manner consistent with their individual and tribal religious beliefs and traditions.


  • General Information