Apply for Graduation

In the last semester of courses required to complete their major, students should complete the Graduation Application Process.

Download a Graduation Checklist and follow the steps below:

  1. Complete the Application for Graduation form to petition for a degree, diploma or certificate by the required dates. Students who have completed the requirements for their major will be awarded their certificate, diploma, or degree upon completion of their courses but will not participate in the ceremony unless a graduation application has been submitted by the established deadline.

    Application Deadlines

    Fall 2017 Graduates

    October 6, 2017

    Spring 2018 Graduates

    March 2, 2018

    Summer 2018 Graduates

    June 15, 2018

  2. Purchase a cap and gown from the bookstore, if you plan to participate in the ceremony.

  3. Attend the appropriate graduation ceremony:

  4. Graduation Ceremonies

    Fall 2017 Graduates

    December 12, 2017

    Spring 2018 Graduates

    May 3, 2018

    Summer 2018 Graduates

    August 2, 2018

    Information regarding graduation ceremonies will be mailed or can be found here.

    Certificates will be issued in the Student Records Office on or after the following dates:

    Degree / Diploma / Certificate Pickup Dates

    Fall 2017 Graduates

    January 25, 2018

    Spring 2018 Graduates

    June 7, 2018

    Summer 2018 Graduates

    September 13, 2018