A student graduating in a summer/fall semester should meet with his/her advisor during the April/May advising period to ensure all graduation requirements have been or will be met. A student graduating in a spring semester should meet with his/her advisor during the November/December advising period to ensure that all graduation requirements have been or will be met.
A graduation application may be submitted by the student at any time; however, a student who wishes to participate in the commencement ceremony must submit his/her graduation application no later than the dates listed below:
- Fall Commencement (held in December): November 15
- Spring Commencement (held in May): April 15
A student who does not submit his/her graduation application by the dates listed above may participate in the following semester’s ceremony.
Instructions to Student
If you wish to receive a printed award and/or participate in the commencement ceremony, complete all sections of the application in blue or black ink, sign and date the application, and submit the application to your advisor. (Note: A separate application must be submitted for each program area from which the student wishes to graduate.)
Instructions to Advisor
Verify that the information indicated on the application by the student is correct, that the application is completed in ink, and that the student has signed and dated the application. All courses being used toward completion of the award must appear on the student’s Fletcher transcript. Attach a completed and signed candidate plan of studies (CPS) to the application and submit the application to the Academic Dean (Director or Department Head if there is no Dean) of the indicated program for final approval.