You're about to graduate — congratulations! As a final step in receiving your degree, complete the graduation application.

Application information

Graduate fee: A non-refundable graduation fee will be assessed to your account each time you apply for graduation*.

*(The fee is $55 for graduate students; $40 for undergraduates)


Applications must be received in the Office of the Registrar before:

Graduation dateDeadline


Fall 2019 GraduationSept. 13, 2019May 2020
Spring 2020 GraduationNov. 1, 2019May 2020
Summer 2020 GraduationNov. 1, 2019May 2020
Fall 2020 GraduationMarch 6, 2020May 2021
Spring 2021 GraduationNov. 6, 2020May 2021
Summer 2021 GraduationNov. 6, 2020May 2021

Certificate application deadline: Second Friday of anticipated semester of completion

Applications received after the deadline may be considered as exceptions to policy. However, no exceptions will be made once the semester the student is applying for has concluded.

Degree posting

  • It is the student's responsibility to ensure graduation requirements are met.
  • Academic advisors help evaluate a student's record for graduation eligibility.
  • The Office of the Registrar ensures completion of general education requirements, overall GPA and minimum credit requirements for degree.

Deadline for completion of requirements for degree

  • All degree requirements must be completed by the end of the semester in which the degree is to be conferred.
  • A grace period is provided for students who are waiting for a grade change, transcript, test score, etc.
  • All requirements must be met by the end of the last business day within twenty days from the conferral date.
  • In the case that a student does not complete all degree requirements within the grace period, he/she will be required to reapply for graduation the next semester.