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Application Deadlines and Forms

Apply for Degree Conferral

All undergraduate and graduate students MUST apply for graduation and degree conferral as they approach completion of degree requirements. To apply, please submit the appropriate Degree Candidate Form listed in your PeopleSoft self-service account. Choose the form that matches your school of study (School of Arts & Science or School of Business) and the academic level (undergraduate or graduate). Log-in to PeopleSoft and follow this path:
Main Menu > Self Service > Electronic Forms > Academic Forms
(Under "Academic Forms" choose the appropriate electronic document)

NOTE: Please use a Windows or Android-based laptop, computer, smart phone, or tablet and a Chrome, Firefox or IE browser to access your Degree Candidate Form. Currently the Apple/Mac/Safari platforms do not support the form software.

2017-2018 Application deadlines for graduation are at the end of the each of the following months:

Date and Activity Student Groups Graduation Application Deadline PeopleSoft Degree Form to Use Certification Period Diploma Pick-up Dates
January 5 Conferral ** School of Business MBA and MS only August 31 Sch. of Bus. MBA Degree Form January 5 - 19 Late February
February 1 Conferral ** Undergraduate
Arts & Science; Undergraduate
Business; Graduate Arts & Science
August 31 A&S UGRD Degree Form OR Sch. of Bus. UGRD Degree Form OR A&S GRAD Degree Form February 1 - March 9 Early April
April 1 Conferral School of Business MBA and MS only November 30 Sch. of Bus. MBA Degree Form April 1 - April 20 Early May
June 1 Conferral (with May Commencement Ceremony) All Student Groups November 30 A&S UGRD Degree Form OR Sch. of Bus. UGRD Degree Form OR A&S Grad Degree Form OR Sch. of Bus. MBA Degree Form June 1 - July 13 Mid-August
August 15 Conferral All Student Groups February 28  A&S UGRD Degree Form OR Sch. of Bus. UGRD Degree Form OR A&S Grad Degree Form OR Sch. of Bus. MBA Degree Candidate Form August 15-September 21 Early October