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Semester Prior to Graduation: Official Degree Check

This is a review of your final degree requirements performed by an academic advisor in the College of Liberal Arts Student Division. Official degree checks are intended to complement, not replace, regular semester-by-semester meetings with your departmental academic advisor. You must have at least 90 hours completed and an officially declared major and minor. Official degree checks are to be completed during the semester prior to your intended graduation.

Schedule your official Degree Check here.

Final Semester: Apply to Graduate

You must apply for graduation in your final semester. All completed coursework must be posted to the official record at the time the graduation application is processed; if concurrently enrolled at another institution, verification of enrollment must be provided in order to apply. The graduation application is available online from the thirteenth class day to the mid-semester deadline.


Liberal Arts hosts commencement ceremonies in May for all students graduating during the academic year - the previous fall, the current spring, and the upcoming summer.

If you wish to participate in the spring 2022 commencement ceremony, you must submit one of the following to be added to the list of commencement participants:


fall 2021 graduates: sign the walk list by email 

spring 2022 graduates: apply to graduate 

summer 2022 graduates: sign the walk with a Student Division Advisor


The spring graduation application and spring walk list will be available February 3 to April 4, 2022.


NOTE: Summer 2022 graduates can have no more than 15 hours of remaining future coursework in order to be eligible to sign the walk list in the spring. 


The Fall 2021 application for in absentia students will be available August 25 to December 6.

The Fall 2021 application for currently enrolled students will be available online September 13 to December 6.