Checklist for Graduating High School Students

What to do when to get ready for your big day of graduating from UNCSA!

January - February

Meet Financial Obligations.  Check in E-Z Arts student portal  if you have any outstanding balances in your Student Account. Only those students who have completed the requirements for their diploma and have satisfied all financial obligations to UNCSA are eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony.


5-16 Indicated if you have a preferred first name you would like called at the Commencement in place of your legal first name. Complete Graduation Preferred Name form. Completing the form does not make any changes to the student record.

5-21 Order cap and gown (optional). Herff Jones website is now available for you to make your graduation cap & gown purchase.  Please act quickly so that you make the deadline to have the items shipped to you. The last day to order your graduation regalia online is Wednesday, April 21, 2021.  Orders placed after this date may incur additional fees.


Rehearsal and Commencement. The 2022 High School Commencement is 10 a.m. Saturday, May 14, 2022. Graduates will be allotted eight guest tickets and the ceremony will be livestreamed for additional access. We will follow all state mandated guidelines for COVID-19 safety and our Community Health Standards.