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Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremony Program Information

The ceremonies are planned according to the following guidelines:

  • Commencement ceremonies will be held at the end of the spring semester.
  • A student must file a Graduation Application with EMS for one of the three semesters within the academic year. Undergraduate students must have a minimum of 90 semester units before they can apply. Students must be fully classified in the major before applying for graduation (no pre-major status).
  • Student inclusion in the commencement program will be limited to students completing their degree requirements within the academic year.
  • The academic year consists of the fall, spring and summer, in this consecutive order.

 Just to clarify:

  • Students who applied for fall 2014, spring 2015 and summer 2015  graduation will have their name included in the Spring 2015 Commencement Program.
  • Students still completing graduation requirements in the upcoming fall 2015 semester be included in the Spring 2016 Commencement Program.

How to Apply for Graduation

To apply for graduation, log-in to your Student Center and locate the Apply for Graduation field and follow the prompts for the appropriate graduation term. Undergraduate students must have a minimum of 90 semester units before they can apply. Students must be fully classified in the major before applying for graduation (no pre-major status). Students must apply to graduate by the deadlines below.

 

Spring 2015 Deadline

Summer 2015 Deadline

Fall 2015 Deadline

Undergraduate Student (Bachelors)

March 1, 2015

March 1, 2015

November 1, 2015

Graduate Student (Masters)

March 1, 2015

May 15, 2015

November 1, 2015

Note: For undergraduate students who have not completed 90 units, your graduation application will be cancelled

Graduation Audit

Check your Academic Requirements Report (ARR) by logging-in to your Student Center. The ARR tracks the completion of ALL degree requirements. The report lists all courses completed at CSUSM, courses in-progress, as well as any transfer course or test credit completed off-campus which has been submitted. Undergraduate students must have a minimum of 120 total units to graduate. Check that all grades and/or incomplete grades from previous semesters are posted accurately and that all transfer work appears.

For further clarification please contact the commencement office.