Graduation and Commencement Info

Welcome to our page for all your Graduate and Commencement Information!!!

What is included in this page???

Commencement details such as graduation and walking lists, graduate information, Department Awards, and the monthly conferral lists of those students who have graduated in the past.



Caps and gowns will be available for pick up the first week in May, starting May 1st 8am through May 10th by 5pm.  

They have to be signed for; if you cannot pick up your own gown, please make arrangements for someone to pick them up on your behalf and let our office know who we should expect.



Date: May 13, 2017

Time: 9:00am

Location: North Lawn of Brown Hall


Parking Map



Parking Map:


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Information for Students


If you are planning on graduating in May, you will need to make sure you have filled out an "Intent to Graduate"; if you haven't done so and still need to, you can click the link above or come by the registrar's office and pick one up. 

     - Graduation Newsletter

     - Student Exit Form

     - Student Satisfaction Survey

     - Instructions for Graduates 

     - Program Order Form

Student line up begins at 8:00am and graduation begins at 9:00am.  Students will need to check in at the check-in table which will be located in front of the signs with line-up lists, and will also need to be in line 15 minutes prior to the ceremony starting for a final check-in.

   - PLEASE DO NOT leave any bags or backpacks unattended for security reasons, thanks for your cooperation!

   - There is NO rehearsal for Commencement.

   - Programs are being limited to one per person but can be ordered.

   - Students are also being required to participate in the commencement immediately following their completion. We are no longer allowing students to participate in walking who have graduated from the previous years and chose to not walk at that time. 


Cap & Gowns and Graduation Announcements:


   - Caps and Gowns are ordered by our office and distributed the 1st week in May.  If you are needing to order a cap and gown to can click here for the form, or come down to the registrars office and pick one up.

    - Caps and gowns need to be picked up in person as they are required to be signed for.  We require them to be signed out so we know caps and gowns are going to those who put an order in for them, and as preliminary confirmation that the student will be walking.

   - They need to be picked up no later than the Wednesday before commencement as our office is CLOSED on Thursday and Friday.  If you cannot pick your cap and gown up, please send someone in on your behalf, and notify us of who to expect.

      - cap and gown order form

   - You can double check to make sure that you are on the walking list for commencement and that your cap and gown is ordered by checking the walking list below.  If your name does not appear and you are planning on participating, you will need to bring or send a completed cap and gown order form to the registrar office.

   - Graduation Announcements are ordered at the students or parents descretion. You can order announcements through NMT bookstore or through Jostens.


Live Video Streaming/ Public Wireless Access:

   -Graduation ceremony will be available live for anyone wanting to watch it from home, or via a wireless device, as free public wireless will be available to the public during commencement.  The link below is where the live steaming can be watched.


Link for live streaming to NMT's commencement is the following:  https://goo.gl/Pzouq3.


   -After the ceremony is done there will be a station set up with a microphone, so students can send a shout-out to family and friends watching the live feed at home or wherever they are.  If you would like to send a shout-out; EODI will have a station set up near the front of the stage.



Information for Parents

The Graduation ceremony
will start at 9:00am and will be approximately 2 hours. Reception to follow immediately after on the lawn North of Brown Hall.

- Graduation Announcements: The responsibilty of annoucement ordering is done by the student/parents, and can be done either through the NMT Bookstore or through Jostens.

Graduation Programs: We are asking for families to only take one program per person.  If you are needing more or would like more than one program, we would like for you to order them from us.  We are limiting orders to 5 per person...  If you are wanting more than one program you can download here and order more. 

-Graduate seating: We ask all those who are a non-graduate (parent, child, etc.) to please not sit or stand in graduate seating.  



 - Limited seating is provided ( on a first come first served basis), spectators are encouraged to bring seating as commencement is held out doors on NMT's lawn.

 - Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) seating and arrangements: If you are needing seating for someone with a disability, please fill out the seat reservation form.  We are going to have a seating section reserved for anyone with a disability with one other person allowed to sit in that section as well.

 - Commencement is open to all, any number of family members may attend!  Please be seated 15 minutes prior to commencement, as we are scheduled to begin at 9:00 am sharp.


Plan For Bad Weather:

  - Bad weather PLAN B information here.

this is in case of bad weather and commencement is needing to be moved indoors.

  - Family not able to physically attend can also view the Graduation Ceremony via live feed through the following link ( this can be because of either bad weather, etc.)       


Link for live streaming to NMT's commencement is the following:  https://goo.gl/Pzouq3.















 Walking List- Preliminary

 List includes current spring 2017 graduates and graduates from summer 2016, fall 2016 and those completed between those times.

2017 Commencement Walking List- Preliminary- posted 5/10/17 @ 2:06 pm



Graduation List

This is list is of those students you will be completing their degrees in May 2017.

2017 Graduation List PRELIMINARY-posted 5/9/17 @ 4:40pm

(these are students who are completing their studies in Spring 2017, does not include students who have already completed in the months prior to May 2017.)

Degrees Conferred by the Board of Regents 





Monthly Conferral Lists



Conferred Degrees are listed below by Month



January 2011

February 2011

March 2011

April 2011

May 2011

June 2011

July 2011

August 2011

September 2011

October 2011 

November 2011

December 2011



January 2012

February 2012

March 2012

April 2012

May 2012

June 2012 

July 2012

August 2012 

September 2012

October 2012 

November 2012

December 2012



January 2013 

February 2013

March 2013

 April 2013

May 2013

June 2013

July 2013

August 2013

September 2013

October 2013

Novemeber 2013

December 2013



January 2014

February 2014

March 2014

 April 2014

May 2014

June 2014

July 2014

August 2014

September 2014

October 2014

November 2014

December 2014





January 2015 

February 2015

March 2015

 April 2015

May 2015

June 2015

July 2015

August 2015

September 2015

October 2015

November 2015

December 2015




January 2016

February 2016

March 2016

 April 2016

May 2016

June 2016

July 2016

August 2016

September 2016

October 2016

November 2016

December 2016


Departmental Awards
Chemistry Award Winners      Biology Award Winners 
2016 winners 2017 winners  2016 winners 2017 winners

Outstanding Freshman:

~Dominic Facitelli,

~Alexander Mazarakis,

~Sabino Maldonado-Torres                             

Outstanding Analytical:

~Sabino Maldonado-Torres

Outstanding Organic:

~LynnMarie Jarratt

Outstanding Physical:

~Allison Kirk

Kay Brower

~ Ria Kidner

Morris F. Stubbs

~Liam Hallada

Outstanding Graduate TA Award:

~Ruwini D. Rajapaksha

Grad Research Excellence Award:

~Oluwaseun Ogunro

Best Senior Thesis Award:

~Cassidy Coleman

Alumni Scholastic Award:

~Alynna Do




Freshman- TBA   

Analytical- TBA

Brower- TBA

Stubbs-  TBA

TA Award- TBA                        



David K. Shortess Prize 
for outstanding achievement
this year to:

            ~Chanelle Salazar, & Kailee Zingler    


Alumni Scholastic Award:
           ~Chanelle Salazar



David K. Shortess Prize 
for outstanding achievement
this year to:

     Earth and Environmental


 2016 winners
 2017 winners     2016 winners     2017 winners
Alumni Scholastic:
   ~Theresa Guinard        




Estwing Rockhammer:
   ~Ke Li
NMGS Lucille Pipkin 
   ~Joseph Phillips,
   ~Sydney Whitman
NMGS Senior Scholarship:
   ~Eric Carlson
Carlsbad Gem & Mineral
   ~Naomi Delay,
   ~Alyssa Baca,
   ~Sydney Wittman
Durtche Award:
   ~Fei Xu,
   ~Emily Morton
Beverly Wellnitz:
   ~Matthew Folsom
Outstanding TA:
   ~Natasha Trujillo,
   ~Ahmadreza Alamdarie,
   ~Jeffrey Dobbins,
   ~Evan Gragg
   ~Tina Li
   ~Jeff Pipin
NMGS Grant-In-Aid
   ~Reid Brown, Eda Clep,
Rodrigo Embile, Matthew
Folsom, Susan Little, Jeff
Pipin, Alanna Robinson,
Adam Smith, Ashlynne
Winton, Landon Daniell,
Ziyi Liu


Estwing Rockhammer:


 NMGS Lucilee Pipkin
NMGS Senior Scholarship:
Carlsbad Gem & Mineral
Durtche Award:
Beverly Wellnitz:
Outstanding TA:
NMGS Grant-In-Aid
Electrical Engineering       Management       
2016 winners  2017 winners  2016 winners 2017 winners
Outstanding Senior     
   ~Maya Robinson,
   ~Kelsea Cronin,
   ~Sarah Belchak
Alumni Scholastic:
   ~Eric Steinbach


Outstanding Senior   


Bursum Award

        - Katjiana Sanchez

Alumni Scholastic:
   ~Katjiana Sanchez


Bursum Award         

        - TBA  

Alumni Scholastic:

Civil & Environmental




2016 winners   2017 winners  2016 winners 2017 winners
Paige Ashman Memorial

     ~Lucas Lantz

Alumni Scholastic Award:
(Civil Engineering)
    ~Lucas Lantz
Alumni Scholastic Award:
(Environmental Eng.)
    ~Cassandra Sanchez



Paige Ashman Memorial




Alumni Scholastic Award:
(Civil Engineering)
Alumni Scholastic Award:
(Environmental Eng.)



Outstanding Technical
Communiation Senior

  ~Abbey Chesebrough,

   ~Jocelyn Buhlman   


Alumni Scholastic Award:

 ~Abbey Chesebrough



Outstanding Technical
Communiation Senior




Alumni Scholastic Award:  


 Information Technology     Mineral Engineering   
2016 winners   2017 winners  2016 winners 2017 winners
NONE                                     TBA               

Old Timers Award

   ~Wendi Cole


Old Timers Award

           - TBA

Materials & Metallurgical             


   Mechanical Engineering    
2016 winners   2017 winners  2016 winners 2017 winners
Ashman BS
     ~Gabriel Arechederra
 Ashman MS
    ~Jasmine Hoo
 Ashman PhD
    ~Michael McLeod
 Ron Roman Scholarship
     ~Brian Kowalski
 Javorsky Scholarship
     ~Kelsey Wilson
Exceptional Achievement:
   ~Luke Soule
Academic Success &
   ~Jesse Adamczyk


Ashman BS

     - TBA

 Ashman MS


 Ashman PhD


 Ron Roman Scholarship


 Javorsky Scholarship

     - TBA


Design Clinic:
   ~Kevin Vedera
Undergraduate Research:
   ~Austin Mier
   ~Benjamin Schilling        



Petroleum Engineering  Chemical Engineering
  2016 winners   2017 winners  2016 winners  2017 winners
F. David Martin:
   ~Wyatt Berger,
   ~Colton Howard
Langdon B. Taylor:
   ~Martin Gonzales,
   ~Jonah Katz
Joe Taber:
   ~Hiep Phan
J.J. McGlasson:
   ~Lundsey Rasmussen
Josh Kamas Sevice:
   ~Maria Luz Duran
Fagan Scholarship:
   ~Stephan Adam,
   ~William Morgan
W.H. Marble P.E.
   ~Iliana Sawyer,
   ~James Richardson
John M. Kelly
   ~Isaiah Ataceri,
   ~Isaiah Goes Ahead,
   ~Colton Howard,
   ~Rhet Maexy
Alumni Scholastic Award:
   ~Pierce Lovesee
Outstanding Student
         ~Andrew Hunt
Student Service
      ~Madeline Bodine.
      ~Siera Headrick,
      ~Andrew Hunt,
      ~Kevin Reed


Outstanding Student
Student Service
 Award- TBA
Physics                                                         Computer Science
2016 winners   2017 winners  2016 winners  2017 winners
Abraham and Esther     
Book Prize:
   ~Thomas Dearing,
   ~Isaac Williams
Leslie Fallon Award:
   ~Brandon Gray
Marvin Wilkening:
   ~Daniel Jensen
   ~Stipo Sentic,
   ~Matthias Banet
Alumni Scholastic Award:
   ~Daniel Jensen