Commencement Participation and Degree Conferral

Commencement Participation

Graduate candidates are responsible for informing their program administration if they plan on participating in the commencement ceremony.

General Information

  • Students who participate in the Commencement exercises will hear their names announced and receive their diploma covers when they walk across the stage.
  • Any questions about degree eligibility or participation in the commencement activities should be directed to your College or School's graduate program administration. 
  • Diplomas will be mailed to candidates when all requirements of their degree are completed and the candidate's student account is paid in full. Diplomas will be mailed approximately eight weeks after all requirements are verified as completed.