Apply for Graduation

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Important! Applying for Graduation is different and separate from registering to participate in the Commencement ceremony. You must first apply to graduate and be approved to graduate before you can register to walk in Commencement.

Undergraduate Students (Associate's / Bachelor's Degree)

Undergraduate students should apply no later than one calendar year prior to the expected graduation term. Applications received less than two weeks prior to the last day of a given term will not be evaluated for that term and will be moved to the next term. For questions regarding Undergraduate Application for Graduation, contact the Office of the Registrar.

Graduate Students (Master's / Specialist / Doctoral Degree)

Graduate students should apply at the beginning of the expected graduation term. For questions regarding graduating, see the Graduation Checklist at