Congratulations to the Class of 2014

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.     ~ Mark Twain

The December Graduates reception will be held at 8 p.m. on December 12th. More details to come soon and an invitation will be sent to all of those eligible for December graduation. For information, please contact University Events at (757) 594-8061. Congratulation December grads!

Spring 2015 Commencement: Spring commencement will be held on May 9, 2015 at 10 a.m. on the Great Lawn. For information, please contact University Events at (757) 594-8061. Find out what being a Captain for Life is all about.

Capturing the Memories!

A professional photograph from Candid Color was taken of each graduate as the president presented his / her diploma. Please allow approximately 10 days after the graduation for images to be posted on and click on Graduation Day. Then enter the code: CNUG14.  A 43-mm proof and all ordering information will be sent to the graduate’s permanent address on file at the University.

DVDs and Bricks
With a tax-deductible gift of $250, you will receive a personalized brick paver. Each brick includes a bronze plaque inscribed with your personal message. With each brick order you also receive a complimentary Commencement DVD.  For tax-deductible gifts of $50 or more, you will receive a complimentary Commencement DVD.  

For more information regarding photos, DVDs and brick pavers, please contact the Caroline Morris at 757-594-7575 or email For information regarding December or May commencement ceremonies, please contact University Events at (757) 594-8061.