RN to BSN Completion

Nursing Graduation Information

student receiving thier diploma at the nursing graduation ceremony

Graduation Application Deadlines

Graduation applications are obtained from the Registrar's Office website and must be fully completed. Please attach a copy of your academic transcript from MyMadison so that courses may be verified by your advisor and academic unit head prior to signing. Below are the dates that graduation applications MUST be submitted:

  • October 15 for anticipated May graduation
  • October 15 for anticipated August completion (Student may walk in May graduation if only 6 credit hours are needed to complete during the summer session. Diploma will not be awarded until those hours are successfully completed.)
  • April 15 for anticipated December graduation

View the Registrar's Graduation Checklist

Nursing Convocation and Graduation

The JMU School of Nursing Convocation is a private pinning ceremony that is a part of JMU's commencement tradition for all graduates of the nursing program. It is separate from the university-wide commencement ceremony and is unique to the School of Nursing, with graduates from all programs recognized.

Ceremonies are held each May and December – August graduates participate in the May ceremony. Family and friends welcome!

Order a JMU BSN Nursing Pin

If you would like to order a JMU Nursing BSN pin, you may do so through Herff Jones. Information on how to order will be sent to graduates prior to both May and December commencement ceremonies.