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Graduation Process

A step-by-step guide on how to graduate from CNM.

Step 1: Plan for Graduation

It's important to start planning for graduation when you start your program at CNM.

  1. Meet with an academic advisor to develop an academic plan.
  2. Declare a major through your myCNM account.
  3. If using transfer credit from other schools, submit your
    official transcripts.
  4. Request appropriate substitutions and/or waivers if applicable.

Step 2: Complete Online Certificate/Degree Evaluation

Check to see how close you are to graduation and what you still need to complete.

  1. Sign into your myCNM account.
  2. Click on the "Graduation" tab.
  3. Click the "Certificate and Degree Evaluation (What-if Analysis)" link located near the top center of the screen in the Graduation Quick Links portal.
  4. Review your online evaluation to insure all certificate/degree requirements
    are met.
  5. Update your address and phone number via the "Students" tab in case we
    need to contact you.

Step 3: Submit Graduation Application

Once you've completed the steps above, complete your graduation application.

  1. Click the "Apply to Graduate" link in the Graduation Information portal on the "Graduation" tab. 
  2. Select the term in which you are graduating.
  3. Pick the appropriate curriculum based on the online evaluation performed
    in Step 2.
  4. Review the name that will appear on your diploma. Submit a name change form with appropriate documentation to the records office if any changes are necessary.
  5. Click "Submit Request" and you are done!
  6. Interested in participating in the graduation ceremony?