Application for Intent to Graduate

Effective August 2020, students nearing completion of all requirements for their degree must submit an Application for Intent to Graduate the academic term in advance of their intent to complete their academic course work. For the 2020-2021 Academic Year, schedule is as follows:

  • Spring 2021 term due date is October 15, 2020.
    • NOTE: due to the transition with our process students will be allowed to submit an application to graduate up until Wednesday, January 13, 2021.
  • Summer 2021 term due date is March 15, 2021
  • Fall 2021 term due date is July 15, 2021

The Application for Intent to Graduate form should be submitted to the academic department of the academic degree being earned.  The academic department is responsible for forwarding the Application for Intent to Graduate form to the the Office of the Registrar in advance of the deadline stated above. A late fee may be assessed to applications received after the posted deadline. The application will be reviewed by the Office of the Registrar and the student will be notified of their clearance to graduate and participate in the May Commencement ceremony.

Students enrolled in a graduate program who have filed the Application for Intent to Graduate and do not complete their requirements by the projected date of completion are required to file again in a later semester.