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Commencement-2007 17123The college awards diplomas three times in the academic year:  December, May, and August. All students completing their coursework must apply to graduate online in order to receive their diplomas.

College ceremonies are celebrated in the fall and spring semesters. Participation is optional. Summer graduates can ask to participate in the preceding spring or following fall ceremony.

The Summer 2014 graduation application deadline is July 18, 2014, by 5 pm. In absentia (not enrolled in residence) candidates should apply at least a week in advance of the deadline to ensure that all documents and payments arrive in time. 

Please review your Degree Audit before applying to graduate. In the graduation application, you will be asked to indicate how remaining degree requirements will be satisfied.

To receive your degree in August 2014, the following forms are required:

  1. Graduation Application

To walk in the college ceremony without receiving your degree, apply to walk:

  1.  Walk Application (not applicable in summer; no graduation ceremonies at end of summer)

The application to register for in absentia graduation may be found here. The application for readmission to the university may be found here. An online Graduation Application is also required for in absentia graduation.