Graduation Requirements

The graduation requirements handout includes all the appropriate deadlines for each academic year and a checklist you can follow to ensure that you will complete all the necessary steps for graduation.


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To File for Official Graduation:

  1. Make an appointment to see your major adviser to confirm that your will satisfy your major requirements.

    Make sure you have completed college and university requirements. Visit

    File a graduation application online with the Office of the Registrar, during the filing period. 

    If you have filed a graduation application but cannot complete your requirements by the end of the quarter, drop yourself from the degree list by canceling your online graduation application. You must re-file during the filing period for the quarter in which you will satisfy graduation requirements.

    Fall Quarter 2017

    Filing Period 8/1/2017 to 9/15/2017

    Winter Quarter 2018

    Filing Period 11/8/2017 to 12/8/2017

    Spring Quarter 2018

     Filing Period 2/1/2018 to 3/16/2018

    Summer Quarter 2018

    Filing Period 6/1/2018 to 7/27/2018

  2. Register to Participate in Graduation Ceremonies:

    If you are eligible and would like to participate in the commencement ceremony, you must register by October 13, 2017. Follow the registration instructions carefully and keep your confirmation receipt. Registration will open on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

    Only students who register will be issued tickets for their guests to attend the ceremony.