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Guidelines for Graduation Application Timelines and Ceremony Participation

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Fall Winter Spring Summer

Degree Waiver Petition-Needed if there are any exceptions being requested for your degree or certificate.

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When to apply:
You need to apply for graduation at least one term before completion. The graduation term you apply for should always be the actual term you are completing the requirements. Application deadline is at the end of the 4th week of the previous term (see chart at the bottom of this page). Graduation Application

Spring Commencement Ceremony Participation:
You may participate in the ceremony at the end of your academic year of completion. Exceptions are Dental students who will be graduating at the end of the Summer may participate in the prior Spring ceremony. If you are within 12 credits of completion and will complete Summer 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.

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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 Application

Graduation Term
Application Deadline
Fall 2014
July 18, 2014
Winter 2014
October 25, 2013
Spring 2014
January 31, 2014

 Summer 2014

April 25, 2014


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