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Graduation Process

Congratulations on preparing to graduate. All graduate students are required to complete the two steps below to graduate before a degree or certificate can be awarded.

The information on this page applies only to graduate students. Undergraduate students should adhere to the requirements stipulated by Records and Registration

Steps to Graduate

  1. Submit an Intent to Graduate Form
    *Please Note: If you are graduating with more than one master's degree or a certificate, a separate Intent to Graduate form must be submitted for each.
  2. Pay your Graduation Fee on EagleNET.
    *Please Note: If you are graduating with more than one master's degree or a certificate, a separate graduation fee must be paid for each.

Intent to Graduate Form

All graduate students are required to complete the Intent to Graduate form to begin the formal final review of your file. The final review of your file will include a review of candidacy requirements, GPA, and verification of enrollment in 2 credits.  Final oral defense scheduling will not be permitted until the form has been submitted. 


Form must be submitted by the initial deadline for your name to appear in the Commencement Bulletin. If you miss these deadlines your name will not appear in the Commencement Bulletin. There will be a $15.00 late fee for all Intent to Graduate Forms that are submitted during the term you plan to graduate.

February 1 - Spring and Summer Quarter, Summer Semester

June 1 - Fall Quarter, Fall Semester

November 1 - Winter Quarter, Spring Semester

Paying the Graduation Application Fee

You must pay your graduation application fee on EagleNET.

  1. Log onto EagleNET
  2. Click the "Student" tab
  3. Go to "Student Records", then click the "Apply to Graduate" link.

The online form will ask you for your name as you would like it to appear on your diploma, along with the mailing address for your diploma before you can submit your payment.

The Graduation Application fee is $50.00. This fee must be paid BEFORE your degree can be awarded. Payment is due at the begining of the term you wish to graduate.

Graducate Certificates require a separate Graduation Application fee of $50.00. This fee must be paid BEFORE your certificate can be awarded. Payment is due at the begining of the term you wish to graduate.

Commencement Ceremony Information

For information about the graduation ceremony itself, please visit the commencement page.

Delaying Your Graduation

If your program completion is delayed until the next term, you must wait to take your final comprehensive examination until your final term.

If you have passed your final comprehensive examination but still have not satisfied outstanding degree requirements two weeks after the end of the term, you will be moved to the next term for graduation. Any students with outstanding degree requirements not completed by the end of the term after the term in which they passed the comprehensive exam will be assessed a late completion fee equivalent to tuition for half of a resident graduate credit.  

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