Graduation Information

Graduation Information

If you are getting ready to graduate, here are some things you need to know:

Graduation Applications

  • Graduation Applications are located in the Registrar’s Office or by using the following link
  • Students should consult with their advisors to make sure all graduation requirements are met
  • Completed undergraduate degree applications are due the semester prior to the semester of graduation

Application Due Date

Graduation DatesApplication Due Dates
AugustFebruary 15
DecemberJune 15
MayOctober 15



If you have question specific to your Application for Degree or your Audit Letter that you received from the Registrar’s Office, please contact the staff member listed below based on your major.

ArtLabor Relations/Human Resource ManagementPhysical Education
EconomicsLiberal StudiesSport & Leisure Management
Environmental Earth ScienceMusic
Health SciencesNew Media Studies
Mary-Francis RicksAssistant Degree
BiochemistryEnglishPolitical Science
Business AdministrationGeneral Studies (BGS & AS)Social Work
Business Information SystemsHistorySociology
CommunicationHistory & Social SciencesSpanish
Computer ScienceIndividualizedWomen's & Gender Studies


Commencement Ceremony

  • Visit the Commencement web site
  • The graduation is held once a year after final exams in May
  • Students who have graduated in August and December are encouraged to participate along with May graduates in commencement exercises
  • Students who apply for August graduation will be permitted to participate in the preceeding May commencement ceremony provided their initial audit for graduation determines their potential for completing graduation requirements


  • A diploma will be issued after the Registrar has determined that a student meets all requirements for graduation. Students with outstanding financial obligations at the time of graduation will not receive their diploma until their accounts are settled.
  • Diplomas may be picked up at the Registrar’s Office. If the student would like the diploma mailed, they must submit a request in writing to the Registrar’s Office. The student must sign the written request.