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Graduation Process

ENMU – Ruidoso’s Commencement Ceremony is held in the spring semester. Students completing their degrees must apply for graduation during the semester in which they intend to graduate.

Please be advised that a new application for graduation must be submitted if you do not graduate in the semester for which you applied.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall graduation: October 1   
  • Spring graduation: April 10  
  • Summer graduation: July 1  

If your application is not submitted by the deadline, you will not be listed in the program. If you have any questions, contact Student Services, 575-257-2120.

Graduation Steps

  • Complete the ENMU- Ruidoso Application for Graduation
  • Complete the Graduate Exit Interview
  • Submit the ENMU-Ruidoso Application for Graduation and Graduate Exit Interview to Student Services
  • If you plan to march in the spring commencement, contact Student Services to purchase your regalia