Congratulations on your upcoming graduation. Please pay special note to the the information noted below. Additional information can be found on the students' tab at the top of the page.
Undergraduate students: All currently enrolled undergraduate students intending to graduate in December can apply for graduation by submitting an application. All students must apply for graduation. The application must be submitted, and the graduation fee paid, by the application deadline to be considered a candidate for degree as well as to participate in the commencement ceremony. Payment of the $35 graduation fee for undergraduates is required at the time of application. Information about the application for graduation process is available through the Office of the University Registrar.
Master's and Doctoral Students: Visit the Graduate School for specific deadlines and additional information regarding the application for graduation process.
Cap and gown: Student cap and gown sales will begin in September.
Please visit the Family & Guests page for answers to frequently asked commencement questions, driving directions, photography information and more.
Please note: No bags, backpacks or boxes, except for purses and medical equipment, will be permitted in Redbird Arena for commencement. As a courtesy to all guests attending commencement, items such as balloons, balloon bouquets, signs, banners or other visual obstructions are discouraged in Redbird Arena.
Family, friends, and other supporters who can’t make it to commencement can watch the ceremonies online. Live streaming of the ceremonies will be available.
Faculty registration for winter commencement will begin in September.
Please join us as a volunteer at winter commencement as we congratulate our graduating students. Online volunteer registration will begin in late October.