Graduation is not automatic upon the completion of requirements. You need to take
the initiative and follow the quick graduation check list (below). Although you are
ultimately responsible for completing all degree requirements, assistance is available
through faculty advisement, the College Advisors, and the Graduation Coordinator. Meeting regularly with an academic advisor will help alleviate graduation problems
All students must file an upper-division form and an intent to graduate form at least three semesters before their anticipated graduation date. For example, if
you plan on graduating Spring 2013 then you should turn in your upper division form
and intent to graduate form by the end of Spring 2012. By turning in these forms early
the graduation coordinator will be able to review your degree progress and determine
if there are any additional courses that you may need. Failure to turn in these forms
by the recommended date may cause you to take an additional semester if you have not
taken the required courses.
Any or all undergraduate students may be required, as a prerequisite to graduation, to take one or more tests
designed to measure general education achievement and achievement in the major areas
for the purpose of evaluating academic programs. You will be notified if you are required
to take this test. For more information regarding these tests please visit the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Planning, & Research.
For general graduation information please click here.
Quick Graduation Check List
- Two or three semesters before your anticipated graduation date meet with your advisor
to complete your upper division form and intent to graduate form.
- Obtain all required signatures for your upper division form.
- If you are majoring within the College of Liberal Arts turn in the signed upper division
form and the intent to graduate form to the College of Liberal Arts Dean's Office
- Todd Hall room 231.
- Once your paperwork has been submitted the graduation analyst will review your file
and email you an official degree check.
- Review official degree check to make sure there are no additional courses that you
must take (beyond what you are already aware of). If there are any additional courses
please contact your advisor to review your upper division form.
- Participate in the graduation ceremony held at the end of each semester (review general
graduation information website).
- After verification of all degree requirements, a diploma will be mailed to you.