Two Graduation rites and two Moving-up ceremonies were held at the University of Negros Occidental –Recoletos. The Pre-elementary Department with 58 pupils held their Moving –up ceremonies, March 12, 2016. While 116 graduates were led by Elisha Eusebio (First Honors)from the Grade School Department received their diplomas last March 17, 2016. 188 Grade 10 students joined the Moving-up ceremony of the UNO-R Junior High School last March 18, 2016. The Junior High School batch was led by Angelica Louise Gomes (1st Honors). And a Criminology graduate, Ms. Tiffany Cabigon (summa cum laude) led the tertiary Commencement Exercises, March 19, 2016, at the University Amphitheater. There are 974 graduates. Joining Cabigon in the ranks of summa cum laude are Mitch Angelique T. Vasquez, BEED- Special Education; Lips Bermudez and Arvin Velasco, BS Psychology.