University Registrar; VPSA; Provost


Bachelors and masters degree candidates and graduates, and students who have completed teaching credential requirements.


– The official University ceremony held in May of each year to recognize the achievements of graduates, degree candidates and teaching credential recipients.

Graduation – The process of verifying completion of degree requirements and conferring the degree.

Published Deadline – Deadline to apply for graduation as published in the Schedule of Classes and on


Commencement is held annually at the end of the spring semester. Students who have completed degree or credential requirements the previous summer or fall terms are eligible to participate in the ceremony along with those who plan to complete their work in the spring or subsequent summer and have filed an Application for Degree and Diploma. Names of graduates and degree candidates who have applied for graduation by the published deadline will be published in the Commencement Program.
(SA.16.002) (SP07-05)