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.
2017 Commencement is on Thursday, June 15, 2017

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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 2016 September 30, 2016
Winter 2017 November 16, 2016
Spring 2017 February 3, 2017 (see note)*
Summer 2017 June 30, 2017

* Spring term graduation applications officially close February 3, 2017; however, late applications will be accepted until TBA.  Applications received by February 3, 2017 will be reviewed prior to spring term registration. Students who apply by February 3, 2017 will receive a confirmation e-mail regarding outstanding courses in time to register for these courses for spring term. Applications received after February 3, 2017 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 February 3, 2017.

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