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Office of Admissions
Address: P.O. Box 3843
200 "I" Street NE,
Miami, OK 74354-3843

Email: neoadmission@neo.edu

Telephone: 1-888-GO-GO-NEO or 918-540-6210

Fax: 918-542-9759

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Information for Graduation

** Remember: You Must Apply for Graduation**

Graduation Application Procedure

  1. Complete an Application for Degree. Click here for Application for Degree
  2. Complete the Degree Check for your major with your advisor. 
  3. Have your advisor sign the degree check and the application for degree and forward to the Department Chair (The Department Chair will review, sign and send your application and degree check to the Admissions & Registrar's Office.)

After the application and degree check have been reviewed by the Registrar, a notice will be sent to the student verifying that the application has been received and reviewed. If for any reason the graduation requirements have not be met an explanation will be included.

Priorty Deadlines:
Spring Graduation               December 1st
Summer Graduation            May 1st
December Graduation          July 1st

Applications for graduation will still be accepted after these dates but students may not necessarily have the opportunity to correct any problems there may be to meet the degree requirements and their names may not be listed in the commencement program.

All students eligible for graduation must complete the following steps prior to graduation:
Click for complete Graduation Checklist

  1. Graduation Survey. Data from this survey will be used for grant reporting purposes only. Survey results will be reported as aggregate data and your individual results will remain anonymous. This survey must be completed online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/58F9KD7. The survey only includes seven multiple choice questions. Please contact Rachel Lloyd at rlloyd@neo.edu for an exemption from completing the survey if you are not comfortable responding to any of the questions.
  2. Exit Assessment. The Exit Assessment is not a pass/fail and does not prevent a student from graduating. The exit assessment is used to give the college feedback on whether or not students are learning at the college level when they complete a degree. This assessment will be given on the following dated in the LRC Computer Lab, 2nd Floor Library. The assessment must be completed within the time frame set by the Testing Center. The amount of time to complete the exit assessment will take approximately 45 minutes to one hour.

          Spring 2014 and Summer 2014 Graduate Assessment Dates/Times:
          Monday, May 5, 2014
          3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
             Tuesday, May 6, 2014       8:15 am - 9:15 am
             Wednesday, May 7, 2014  11:00 am - 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
          Thursday, May 8, 2014      1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    
             Please contact CASA (918) 540-6242 for other arrangements if these dates or times do not work with your schedule.


Other steps that need to be completed if you will be participating in the graduation ceremony:
  1. Mandatory Commencement Practice. 2013-14 Commencement Practice is Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 3:00 pm in the Student Activity Center Gym. A walk-thru of the ceremonies and IMPORTANT information will be discussed. Click for Instructions for Graduation
  2. Pick Up Cap and Gown. You can pick up your cap and gown in Student Union, Student Center, 8am - 4:30pm the week of the graduation ceremony.
  3. Extra Graduation Regalia. If you are hoping to wear any regalia at commencement besides traditional cap with tassel, gown, PTK honor cords and Top Ten Freshman medallion, approval must be granted by the Vice President for Academic Affairs prior to commencement. Forms must be submitted by April 25, 2014. Click for Regalia Form or form is available  in the Office of Academic Affairs, LA 117.
  4. Outstanding Financial Obligations. Resolve any outstanding financial obligations to the college, such as library fines, parking tickets or other holds. You may not pick up your cap and gown, you will not receive your diploma and official transcript requests cannot be processed if you have any outstanding balance holds.
  5. Exit Interview. If you have had financial aid loans you must complete an exit interview. You can complete the exit interview in the Financial Aid Office or you may do the exit interview online. Official transcripts can NOT be released until after the exit interview is completed and the Financial Aid Office clears the Exit Interview transcript hold.