Application for Graduation & Commencement

Application for Graduation

Candidates for graduation must complete an Application For Graduation in order to receive their diploma. Students who do not complete requirements for graduation in the semester for which they applied must submit a new application. Students who plan to participate in one of the annual commencement ceremonies must indicate their intent on the Application For Graduation. There is no graduation fee. Students who plan to receive more than one degree, diploma or certificate need to complete a graduation application for each program. Candidates for graduation should submit their applications to the Credentials/Graduation Office by the dates below.

Semester You Plan to Graduate   Due Date for Application
FallNovember 18
SpringFebruary 1
SummerFebruary 1*
SummerJune 1

*If student plans to participate in the Annual Commencement Ceremonies

Diplomas are mailed out within six weeks after final grades are posted.


» Click here for current Commencement Ceremony dates.

  • Students who graduate at the end of Fall and Spring semesters or Summer terms are invited to participate in the annual commencement ceremonies in May.​
  • Participation in commencement ceremonies is free of charge.