Apply to Graduate
Congratulations on your upcoming graduation!
Students should apply for the graduation term in which all of their degree requirements will be met. If you are unsure of your graduation term contact your college advisor.
Degree candidates will receive emails to their University JagMail account and should check their emails often and manage them appropriately.
Graduation Application Deadlines
*It is essential that students apply before the posted deadline. Failure to apply by the deadline may delay a student’s graduation term. To apply after the deadline, please refer to Late Graduation Application for more information.
|Spring 2021||07-04-2020 thru 10-02-2020||FEE $65|
|Summer 2021 **||10-03-2020 thru 03-05-2021||FEE $65|
|Fall 2021||03-06-2021 thru 07-02-2021||FEE $65|
|Spring 2022||07-03-2021 thru 10-01-2021||FEE $65|
|Summer 2022 **||10-02-2022 thru 03-04-2022||FEE $65|
|Fall 2022||03-05-2022 thru 07-01-2022||FEE $65|
|** If you will complete your degree requirements in summer, apply for summer graduation regardless of the commencement ceremony in which you will participate.|
Follow the step-by-step instructions below to ensure you meet all graduation requirements.
Step 1: Check your unofficial transcript on PAWS to verify that you have met the minimum requirements to apply for graduation.
|Level||Minimum Earned Hours||Minimum Institutional GPA|
Step 2: Apply for Graduation -
To apply to graduate, log into your PAWS account and under Student Services, select Student Records, then choose the link "Apply to Graduate".
The $65.00 graduation application fee will be charged to your student account. The application fee is term-specific, non-refundable, and non-transferrable (i.e., the fee may not be transferred to a graduation application for another semester). In order to receive your diploma, all financial obligations to the University must be cleared through the Office of Student Accounting.
If you need additional information, please contact the Registrar's Office at (251) 460-6251 or email email@example.com
Step 3: Read the instructions listed in the Letter to Degree Candidates
|Calendar of Events|
|Spring 2021 graduation application deadline||October 2, 2020|
|2020 Fall Commencement Ceremony||December 6, 2020 (virtual)|
|Summer 2021 graduation application deadline||March 5, 2021|
|2021 Spring Commencement Week||TBA|
|Fall 2021 graduation application deadline||July 2, 2021|
|Spring 2022 graduation application deadline||October 1, 2021|
|2021 Fall Commencement||TBA|
|Summer 2022 graduation application deadline||March 4, 2022|
|2022 Spring Commencement||TBA|
|Fall 2022 graduation application deadline||July 1, 2022|