Apply for Graduation & Commencement

Commencement Eligibility

  • All undergraduate, masters and graduate certificate students graduating fall term 2018, through fall term 2019, are eligible to participate. 
  • All doctoral students graduating summer term 2018, through spring term 2019, who have been certified by the Office of Graduate Studies are eligible to participate. Contact the Office of Graduate Studies for more information.

How to Apply to Graduate and Participate in the Commencement Ceremony

  1. Complete the online degree application in Banweb by April 30. 
    1. Apply for your degree.
  2. Select that you would like to participate/walk in the Commencement Ceremony and provide consent that your name be printed in the Commencement program.
  3. Check your email account. All communications related to Commencement will be sent to your email address. Once you’ve applied to graduate the Commencement Office will send regular updates and reminders to you via email.

If you have questions about the degree application process contact the Degree Requirements Office. 

If you submitted your application to graduate, but did not request to participate in the Commencement Ceremony, you may still participate. Fill out this form by April 30.

If you requested to participate in the Commencement Ceremony, but are not longer able to attend, fill out this form as soon as possible.


Deadlines and Important Dates