Graduation Application Timelines & Ceremony Participation


Click on the applicable link below to submit your Graduation Application:

      Fall    Winter    Spring     Summer

Sign up for spring term commencement 2016 is now closed.
Commencement is on Thursday, June 9, 2016

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When to apply:
You need to apply for graduation at least one term before completion. Application deadline is the 4th week of the previous term (see chart below).

Spring Commencement Ceremony Participation: You may participate in the ceremony at the end of your academic year of completion. If you are within 15 credits of completion and will complete Summer/Fall term, you can participate in the Spring ceremony with a special request. Other exceptions are reviewed by the Registrar on a case by case basis.

Graduation Program Listing: Names of students who will complete by the end of Spring term will be printed in the graduation program. The exception is Dental students as noted in the above paragraph.

Graduation Term Application Deadline
Fall 2015 October 9, 2015
Winter 2016 December 4, 2015
Spring 2016 February 12, 2016 (see note)*

Summer 2016

April 22, 2016

* Spring term graduation applications officially close February 12, 2016; however, late applications will be accepted until May 1, 2016
Applications received by Feb. 12 will be reviewed prior to spring term registration. Students who apply by Feb. 12 will receive a confirmation e-mail regarding oustanding courses in time to register for these courses for spring term. Applications received after Feb. 12 will not be reviewed until after spring term registration is open. To ensure you get into the courses you need to graduate for spring term, be sure to apply by no later than Feb. 12.

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