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Graduation Timeline

Preparing for Graduation – By the 10th week of your intended semester of graduation you must complete your graduation application with an academic advisor.  There are no exceptions to the deadline.

Commencement Emails – Students can anticipate receiving email communication regarding Latin Honors, cap and gown, rehearsal, line number and other general commencement matters during weeks 11-13 of the semester.

Grades – Check the Important Dates section on the registrar’s website to determine the grade posting deadline for instructors.

Rehearsal – Held on Friday afternoon (SP) or Sunday morning (AU and SU). Make sure to confirm the time/date of rehearsal. Rehearsal is not required, but strongly suggested.

Commencement - Sunday after finals weeks. You will receive your diploma on graduation day as long as all degree requirements have been met and there are no holds on your student account.

Not walking? - Submit the required Commencement Ceremony Excused Form at least two weeks before your graduation date. You will no longer be able to participate in commencement once you submit the form. Your diploma will be available for pick up one week after commencement or mailed immediately after graduation.