Graduation Application Information

Undergraduate students
(Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science):

  1. Undergraduate students must have a minimum of 90 semester units before they can apply for graduation.
  2. Students must be fully classified in the major before applying for graduation (no pre-major status).

Graduate students (Candidates for the master's degree)

  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).


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

Semester of Graduation

Application Start Date/Deadline

Spring/Summer 2016

June 1, 2015 - March 1, 2016

Fall 2015

October 1, 2014 - November 1, 2015

GRADUATE STUDENTS (applying for master's degree):  

Semester of Graduation

Application Start Date/Deadline

Spring 2016

January 1 - March 15, 2016

** Extended deadline **

Summer 2016

January 1 - March 15, 2016

** New date to meet Commencement deadlines **

Fall 2015

August 1 - November 1, 2015

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  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.