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Join us as we celebrate the Class of 2024

North American University recognizes graduation as a momentous achievement, a cause for celebration not just for graduates, but for their loved ones as well. We’re thrilled to announce that the Commencement Ceremony will be held at the semester’s conclusion, marking this special occasion.

Join us in honoring the achievements of our graduating class of 2024. The 2024 Commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 11th, 2024, from 11 AM to 1 PM at the Stafford Center Ball Room (10505 Cash Rd, Stafford, TX 77477). This in-person event will also be streamed live on YouTube for graduates and loved ones unable to attend in person. (This includes graduates from the entire 2023-2024 academic year, encompassing Fall 2023, Spring 2024, and Summer 2024.)

We look forward to celebrating your success.

Regalia Orders


If you are planning on attending the Graduation (Commencement), which means you are choosing to be a part of the Ceremony where you will wear your regalia (cap and gown), walk across the stage, and receive your diploma in front of family and friends you will need to purchase your regalia. Please contact Bob Cochran at 469-688-9127, or If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the Student Affairs Office at Please NOTE: The Registration Deadline to attend Commencement is Monday, May 1, 2024, by midnight.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the time and location for the commencement rehearsal?
We are planning to have a commencement rehearsal on Friday, May 3, 2024, at 10:30 AM on the 4th Floor Social Room. We strongly recommend you attend the rehearsal to have a successful and seamless Commencement Ceremony. Please, try your best to join.

2. Is there going to be another rehearsal for the commencement?
No, there won’t be another rehearsal. If you miss the rehearsal, you will be provided with instructions before the ceremony.

3. I have a GPA that is eligible for the honors cord. Do I have to purchase the cord myself?
Yes, if you have an eligible GPA, you have to buy the cord yourself.

4. Do we have to buy graduation items from Bob Cochran?
No, you don’t have to buy graduation items from him. However, you are required to wear a cap and gown at the ceremony. Therefore, you can purchase them from anywhere online/in-store as long as the color matches.

5. What color should my Master hood be?
Below are the hood colors for Master programs:
Computer Science: Yellow
Business: Drab
Education: Light Blue

Let’s raise our hats and cheer for the Graduating Class of 2023! North American University is proud to celebrate the remarkable achievements of its graduating class. The ceremony, held at the esteemed Stafford Centre on Monday, May 15th 2023, was a momentous occasion filled with joy and excitement. As the graduates received their well-deserved diplomas, the air resonated with applause and cheers from their family and friends. This milestone marks the beginning of a new chapter in their lives, and we wish the Stallions success and fulfillment in all their future endeavors. Please take a moment to view the gallery below. Congratulations, graduates!
Dear Stallions,
NAU understands that graduation is an incredible milestone and should be celebrated by graduates and their loved ones.During these uncertain times of travel restrictions and social distancing, NAU hosted a virtual, live-streamed commencement ceremony on Saturday, January 30th, 2021 for graduates from the 2019-2020 academic year (Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020) as well as Fall 2020 graduates.
As one of the youngest, most dynamic, fastest-growing, student caring, private, non-profit, and non-denominational universities of Houston, we value our students with care and excellence in education.


We were excited and proud to celebrate our eighth commencement that included graduates from all majors at NAU. This ceremony was held on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at the Stafford Centre.
A proud day for the university, as it reaped the benefits of the time spent and the effort given by its students at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square in May of 2018.


Friends and family were welcomed as they shared the joy and achievement of the graduates and witnessed a key turning point in their lives.
The President, Provost, Faculty & the Graduating Class of North American University were overjoyed with the turnout of the Class of 2017 Commencement Ceremony.


It was a momentous occasion as this was the first commencement after the university moved its campus to Stafford, TX. This ceremony was held on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square.