Graduation Application Information


APPLYING FOR GRADUATION
Undergraduate students
(Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science):

  1. Undergraduate students must have a minimum of 85 semester units before they can apply for graduation.
  2. Business majors must be classified as business status before they can apply to graduate.  
  3. Students are required to apply for graduation prior to the semester in which they expect to complete their degree requirements.
  4. A non-refundable late fee will be assessed if applying after the graduation application deadline. 

Graduate students (Master of Arts, Master of Science or Master of Business Administration)

  1. Graduate students are required to apply for graduation in the term in which they expect to complete their degree requirements (summer graduates apply in the prior spring term).
  2. A non-refundable late fee will be assessed if applying after the graduation application deadline.

DEADLINES

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (applying for a bachelor's degree):

Semester of Graduation

Deadline

Late Application Deadline
$15 late fee

Spring

June 1 - September 15

September 16 - June 30

Summer

June 1 - September 15

September 16 - August 20

Fall

Oct. 1 - Feb. 2

Feb. 3 - December 20

Note:  For undergraduate students who have not completed 85 units, your graduation application will be cancelled

GRADUATE STUDENTS (applying for master's degree):  

Semester of Graduation

Deadline

Late Application Deadline
$15 late fee

Spring

July 1 - March 15

March 16 - June 30

Summer

July 1 - March 15

March 16 - August 20

Fall

July 1 - November 15

November 16 - December 20



To apply for graduation, log-in to your Student Center and locate the Apply for Graduation field.  Follow the prompts and select the appropriate term for graduation.  For your reference, print the confirmation page. 

To CANCEL your application for graduation, send an email to registrar@csusm.edu.  Include the following information to expedite your request:  subject line - GRADUATION CANCELLATION; body of the email include your name, student ID, and the graduation term which you are cancelling. 

 For information on requirements toward your degree, review undergraduate degree requirements.