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Due to national guidance on the coronavirus (COVID-19), and to remain in compliance with university and state policies, all group admissions visits/events have been canceled through the end of the summer.

 

Our team is available to answer any questions you may have. Contact us at graduate@nku.edu and 859-572-6364.  Also, feel free to reach out to our graduate program directors for more information on specific programs.  

 

This information may change in the coming days and weeks. Please check our COVID-19 Coronavirus Information page or reach out to us with questions. 

 

 

PRIORITY REGISTRATION 

 

Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 priority registration begins Thursday, March 25@6:00 a.m.

What is priority registration?  It's the early registration period for currently enrolled students. 

Am I eligible? 

Graduate students enrolled within the last four academic years, with the exception of a consortium and other visiting students, who have no registration holds are eligible to register during priority registration period.  Students are strongly encouraged to seek academic advising and register for classes as early as possible.

For more details, visit the Office of the Registrar:

http://inside.nku.edu/registrar/registration/priority-registration.html

 

 

 

 

 

Building on your career.

Online micro-credentials can demonstrate your mastery of relevant workplace skills, abilities and competencies, which is professionally invaluable not only to you, but also to your employer. NKU micro-credentials may be displayed on online platforms—including your LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook pages—as well as on your resume as you look to secure a job or advance professionally.  

 

Orientation

 

Whether you are a part-time or full-time student, relocating or local, pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree, new graduate student orientation is designed to assist both on campus and online students in your transition to graduate study at Northern Kentucky University.

 

 

 Academic Polices & Forms

 

General graduate student policies can be found in the graduate catalog. Students are governed by the catalog for the year he/she was admitted.  The student Honor Code sets standards of academic integrity and provides procedures that offers basic assurances of fundamental fairness to anyone accused of violations of these rules.

Financial Aid, Tuition & Fees

 

Several options are available to finance your graduate degree.  Financial aid is available for any degree-seeking student who has been fully admitted into a graduate degree program, as well as for students who have been admitted to the first term provisionally. 

 

 

 

 

Thesis, Dissertation & Capstone

 

After successful completion of the program requirements for the dissertation/thesis/project and after the committee has indicated the student has passed, the student should make all required changes to the document (if applicable to the student’s particular work).

 

 

Graduation & Commencement

 

Commencement exercises at Northern Kentucky University are held in both May and December. The December ceremony is for students completing degree requirements in the fall and preceding summer semester. The May ceremony is for students completing degree requirements in the spring semester. Information regarding the ceremony, purchasing caps, gowns, hoods, and ordering announcements will be sent to all degree candidates.

Graduate Student Life

 

There is no shortage of things to do in the Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati area. Activities - both on and off campus - will entertain, and help you grow as a student and a person.  From Community Connections to the Campus Recreation Center, NKU offers ways to help the community and help yourself. 

Participate in Norse traditions by attending music and theater performances, athletic events and more.

 

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CONTACT US

Northern Kentucky University — Office of Graduate Education
302 Lucas Administrative Center, Highland Heights, KY 41099

Email:  graduate@nku.eduPhone: (859) 572-6364 — Fax: (859) 572-6670