Applying for Graduation

The deadline to apply for graduation is the 10th day of class of the semester in which you intend to graduate.  The deadline to apply for the Fall 2021 semester is Monday, September 13, 2021.

If a student does not complete the online graduation application by the end of the schedule adjustment period of the semester in which he or she plans to graduate, please contact CCJS Advising for instructions on how to complete a late application.



Fall 2021 Commencement

Campus-Wide Ceremony


Information coming soon!


College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) Ceremony


Information coming soon!


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I have to apply for graduation?

  A: Students who will be finishing degree requirements this Fall 2021 semester and plan to graduate must apply for graduation. The Application for graduation is due by Monday, September 13, 2021 electronically via Testudo


Q: Do I have to attend either of the commencement ceremonies?

  A: Participation in the campus-wide and BSOS ceremonies are encouraged, but not mandatory. If a student chooses not to participate in the commencement ceremonies, he/she will still receive their diploma.


Q: Will I receive my diploma at graduation?

  A: No, you will not receive your diploma at graduation. Your diploma will be sent to the diploma mailing address specified at the time the student’s application for graduation was submitted.  If a diploma mailing address was not given, the diploma will be mailed to your permanent address.  Diplomas will be mailed several weeks after graduation.

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