Graduation Requirements for Undergraduates

The graduation requirements PDF 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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Letters and Science

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.

    Winter Quarter 2017

    Filing Period 11/08/2016 to 12/02/2016

    Spring Quarter 2016

    Filing Period 2/01/17 to 3/17/17

    Summer Quarter 2017

     Filing Period 6/01/17 to 7/28/17

  2. Register to Participate in Graduation Ceremonies:

    If you are eligible and would like to participate in the commencement ceremony, you must register by April 14, 2017. Follow the registration instructions carefully and keep your confirmation receipt. Registration will open on Monday, February 1, 2017.

    Only students who register will be issued guest tickets for the ceremonies.

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