Graduation FAQ

Graduation Check-List and Time-line 

Mid-September

Late September

  • Graduation Fair
  • In-person graduation audits, order regalia, senior pictures, grad school networking

Early October

  • Graduation application deadline for all candidates graduating in Summer, May and August

November 

  • Final payments for December graduates to receive diploma, request final transcripts

December

  • Small gathering to celebrate December graduates
  • December graduates, complete loan exit counseling requirements for Federal and/or Perkins Loans

January

  • Deadline to purchase regalia for commencement participants
  • Diplomas sent for December graduates. Covers will not be sent when participating in commencement exercises.

April

  • Final payments to participate in commencement, receive diploma, and request final transcripts
  • Request special seating arrangements
  • May graduates, complete loan exit counseling requirements for Federal and/or Perkins Loans

May

  • Commencement exercises for December, May and August candidates
  • Late May, diplomas sent for non-participants

July 

  • Final payments for summer graduates to receive diploma, request final transcripts
  • Summer graduates, complete loan exit counseling requirements for Federal and/or Perkins Loans

Early September

  • Diplomas sent for summer graduates

To locate resources regarding commencement exercises, please visit the official commencement website. Questions can be directed to the Commencement Chair.