Application Deadlines

Degree-seeking students in all programs except Law (JD, LLM) should apply for graduation via the online graduation application in GWeb. The Law School will continue to use the paper Application for Graduation.

Students must be registered for the semester or summer session immediately prior to the degree conferral date and must complete all degree requirements by the last day of final examinations for that semester or summer session. Candidates for doctoral degrees may have earlier deadlines for completion of their degree requirements and should verify the submission date with their department.

Certificate Completion

Students planning to complete a certificate at the end of the semester for which they are now enrolled must complete a Certificate Completion form to declare their candidacy. Students must be registered for the semester or summer session immediately prior to the certificate completion date, and must complete all requirements by the last day of final examinations for that semester or summer session. A completed form must be submitted to your Program Director's Office no later than the date listed below, or on the first business day after that date. Students completing a certificate are not recognized at the university commencement and are not issued tickets to the ceremony.

Graduating in: Fall 2018 Spring 2018 Summer 2018
GWeb online application for degree programs opens with registration for the semester:

April 13, 2018

Nov 9, 2018*

March 1, 2018*

Online applications for degree-seeking students must be submitted in GWeb by:**

Oct 1, 2018

Feb 1, 2018

Jul 1, 2018***

Certificate Completion forms are due to your Program Director's Office by:  Dec 1, 2018 April 1, 2018 July 1, 2018
Date of graduation printed on your diploma will be: Jan 10, 2019 May 20, 2018 Aug 31, 2018
Sep 1, 2018 (Law School)
Diploma name changes must be processed NO LATER THAN:

Jan 10, 2019

Mar 31, 2018

Aug 31, 2018

Diploma address changes must be submitted in writing to [email protected] by:

Jan 4, 2019

May 31, 2018

Sep 4, 2018

* Students planning to finish coursework over the Summer must apply for Summer graduation. Summer graduates may participate in the preceding May ceremony. 

** After these deadlines applications must be submitted on paper and will be assessed a $35 late application fee.

*** Summer graduates who elect to attend the preceding May ceremony must apply for graduation no later than March 15.