Students who have successfully completed all requirements for an undergraduate or graduate degree are eligible for graduation. All students must apply for graduation.

There are three evaluation periods: May, August and January.

Contact the Graduation Office after these dates.

Deadlines to Apply for Graduation

  • Spring - January 15
  • Summer - July 4
  • Fall - August 15

Catalog Reference - Undergraduates

Catalog Reference - Graduates

Commencement ceremonies are held in May and December

Students may only participate in the commencement ceremonies upon the completion of their degree requirements. The Office of the Provost oversees the Commencement Ceremony. Please refer to the Commencement Website or contact the commencement office at

Information about graduation and commencement for both undergraduate and graduate students is provided here.