Filing for Graduation

Commencement Ceremony Deadlines

  • You must file for your degree by June 22 in order to have your name included in the printed program for the June 29 commencement ceremony.
  • There is no deadline to participate in the commencement ceremony, but you must apply for your degree or certificate by June 29 in order to have it awarded for spring quarter.

If you are graduating in spring

  • You must file for your degree by June 22 if you want to have your name listed in the printed commencement program. 
  • There is no deadline to participate in the commencement ceremony, but you must apply for your degree or certificate by June 29 in order to have it awarded for spring quarter.
  • To meet the deadline, please allow yourself enough time to complete the application process. Follow the steps on the Apply for Degree or Certificate webpage.
  • If you need assistance with your degree audit or completing your application for graduation, make an appointment with the Counseling and Advising Center. 


If you are graduating in summer

  • You are welcome to participate in the June commencement ceremony. You must file for your degree by June 22 if you want to have your name listed in the printed commencement program.
  • You can file for your degree or certificate at any time during the summer quarter, but you must submit your application no later than the last day of summer quarter in order to have your degree or certificate awarded for that quarter.
  • Please allow yourself enough time to complete the application process. Follow the steps on the Apply for Degree or Certificate webpage.
  • If you need assistance with your degree audit or completing your application for graduation, make an appointment with the Counseling and Advising Center. 


If you are graduating in fall or winter 

  • You can file for your degree or certificate at any time during the quarter in which you are graduating, but you must submit your application no later than the last day of the quarter in order to have your degree or certificate awarded for that quarter.
  • Please allow yourself enough time to complete the application process. Follow the steps on the Apply for Degree or Certificate webpage.
  • If you need assistance with your degree audit or completing your application for graduation, make an appointment with the Counseling and Advising Center. 

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