Students are eligible to participate in commencement activities provided degree requirements will be completed by December following spring commencement. Students are not considered a graduate in terms of transcript or diploma until final coursework is complete.
Students expecting to graduate must file an application for degree provided by the university registrar's office. To be included in commencement planning, students must submit the application for degree by January prior to commencement.
Candidates for graduation are expected to be present for commencement.
Degrees will be conferred in absentia upon written request to the provost's office.