Northeast Texas Community College offers four associate degrees and a number of certificates. Students have the option of meeting graduation requirements of the current catalog or those outlined in the catalog under which they entered Northeast Texas Community College, provided the catalog is dated no more than five years prior to the expected graduation date.
Commencement ceremonies are held in May, August and December. Refer to class schedules for commencement/graduation application deadlines.
To be considered as a candidate for a degree and/or certificate, the student must meet with an advisor for an official degree audit and submit a formal application for graduation on or before the date specified in the College calendar.
The following steps should be followed when applying for graduation:
- Each student must apply for graduation. An electronic application is available on myEagle portal, under the Student tab. On the right side menu select Student Forms. Look for the link to the appropriate term., or you may click here for a .pdf version which can be printed out, completed and returned.
- Each student should have a degree audit completed by an advisor.
- The electronic application will automatically send to the Registrar's Office. The printed application for graduation must be returned to the Registrar's Office in person or via US Postal Service. THE APPLICATION CANNOT BE FAXED.
- All of the above steps need to be completed by the posted deadlines found in the schedule of classes. For more information, please view the Graduation Information.
Caps and Gowns
Graduation caps and gowns are issued to students beginning approximately three weeks prior to the ceremony. Students may pick up their regalia at the Northeast College Store. Detailed information about times and dates will be sent to graduating students approximately four weeks prior to graduation.
The keepsake caps and gowns do not need to be returned after the ceremony.
No Graduation Fees
All graduating students receive an official diploma at no additional cost. Students participating in the graduation ceremony also receive a keepsake cap and gown and a padded diploma cover.
Contact the Registrar's Office via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone - 903.434.8139 - for more information regarding applying for graduation at Northeast Texas Community College.