The students and staff of New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) are excited to celebrate the Class of 2023. Join us from June 19 – 23, 2023 for a series of in-person graduation ceremonies in each of our six NBCC campus communities.
Note: Ceremony times to be confirmed. Additional details to follow.
The NBCC Student Union (NBCCSU) is ordering gowns for all 2023 graduates who choose to attend an NBCC graduation ceremony. Graduates must wear this gown to participate in their ceremony. The NBCCSU will cover gown rental costs. The deadline to order your gown is Monday, May 1, 2023.
Order your gown
Have questions? Contact your local Student Life Officer or email email@example.com.
Are you graduating this June? Online bookings for graduation photos are now open. Graduates will receive a series of photo proofs to choose from before placing their order. There is no sitting fee for photos.
Book your photo appointment
A 2023 graduate from each of the six NBCC campuses will be selected to serve as valedictorian for the graduation ceremony/ceremonies taking place in their campus community.
Valedictorians will deliver a valedictory address to their fellow graduates. Nominees should represent the overall success and achievements of the entire student body.
Does this sound like you or someone you know? Keep reading to learn more about the valedictorian nomination and selection process.
Graduates can nominate themselves or be nominated by an NBCC staff member or fellow student.
Nomination forms must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, March 31, 2023, at 4 p.m.
Nomination form (pdf)
Nominees will be contacted and asked to submit the following documentation:
Each nominee will be required to give a formal presentation to the Campus Valedictorian Selection Committee under the following guidelines:
Successful candidates will be contacted by Wednesday, May 3, 2023. Valedictorians must submit a copy of their valedictory address (no longer than 5 minutes) to the Chair, Campus Valedictorian Selection Committee by Monday May 15, 2023, at 4 p.m.
Students are full partners in the learning process and the central focus of all campus activities. This award is for a current student who has made an exceptional leadership contribution within an NBCC campus and the communities they serve. One (1) award per Academic School.
The Governor General’s Academic Medals recognize the outstanding scholastic achievements of students across Canada. The Collegiate Bronze Medal is awarded to the student who has the highest overall average upon graduation from approved college and university programs. One (1) award per Academic School.
The Highest Academic Standing in a Program award recognizes the student in each program who has successfully completed and achieved the highest academic standing within the program. The award recipient must have achieved an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher. One (1) award per program plan per campus.
Students who have successfully completed all requirements for graduation and have attained the required overall 3.5 grade point average will receive the designation of Honours. Students who achieve ‘Honours Status’ will be recognized with an honours cord to be worn during their graduation ceremony.
Students who served in a leadership role with the NBCC Student Union will be recognized with a white cord to be worn during their graduation ceremony.
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