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Graduation Ceremony

Graduation, Commencement Ceremony

The NWACC graduation ceremony is an exciting time to celebrate your achievements with your family, friends and fellow classmates. Be sure to complete the graduation application and indicate on the application that you are interested in participating in the ceremony.

NOTE: The last day to apply for graduation and have your name appear in the graduation program is March 27th by midnight. 

Spring 2022 Graduation Ceremony Details 

Spring 2022 graduation ceremony will occur on May 14th at Bentonville High School’s Arend Arts Center. Be sure to check your NWACC email for ceremony details, to reserve spots for guests, and to know which ceremony you'll be assigned to attend.

Date: May 14th

Location: Bentonville High School’s Arend Arts Center
1901 SE J St. Bentonville, Arkansas


Ceremony Times by Degree 


8:00 A.M.
Nursing Pinning

10:00 AM                                                  
Health Professions/Food Studies/Construction/Workforce
Degrees: Pre-Health, Health Science, Paramedic, Emergency Medical Technician, Nursing, Dental, Health Information Management, Fire Science, Physical Therapist Assistant, Respiratory Therapist, Food Studies (Culinary, Hospitality, Baking), Construction Technology, Bicycle Assembly & Repair, General Technology

12:00 PM
Business and Computer
Degrees: Associate of Science Business Transfer, Associate of Science Business Walton College/ Information Systems of Business , Computer Networking, Computer Programming, Computer Information Systems, Retail, Entrepreneurship, Logistics, Computer Aided Design, Business Management, General Business, Accounting, Electronics Technology

2:00 PM
Communication and Arts/Math and Science
Degrees: Associate of Arts, Associate of Fine Arts (Creative Writing, Theatre, Visual Art), Graphic Design, Associate of Science Liberal Arts and Sciences (STEM, Agriculture), Horticulture, Workforce Certificate, Early College Experience Students earning Associate of Art and Associate of Science Degrees

4:00 PM                                                     
Social Behavioral Sciences/Education/Criminal Justice
Degrees: Associate of Science Liberal Arts and Sciences (Non-STEM), Child Advocacy Studies, Early Childhood Education, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, Child Development, Associate of General Studies, Certificate of General Studies

Graduation Program