Graduation Information

Deadlines to apply for graduation


Graduation Date  Apply Deadline
Spring 2021 August 28, 2020
Fall 2021 February 21, 2021
Summer 2021 May 28, 2021


Graduate Students

Graduation Date  Apply Deadline
Spring 2021 February 12,2021
Fall 2021 October 15, 2021
Summer 2021 May 28, 2021


Graduation Fees

Graduate Students - $70.00

Undergraduate Students - $50.00

College of Science & Technology Associate Degrees - $25.00

*Students graduating from the College of Science & Technology with an Associate’s degree will be charged a $25.00 graduation fee. If the student intends to continue with a BS degree, they must add that additional degree at the time of submitting the application, if they have not already done so. The fee for the Bachelor’s degree will remain the same, $50.00. Students receiving both degrees in the same semester will complete two graduation applications and pay a total of $75.00.

A late fee for graduation will be accessed the day after the deadline to apply for graduation.

All accounts must be reconciled to zero dollars prior to the diploma being released. Failure to do so will result in your diploma being withheld.

Graduation Audit Appointments

It is important to apply early or by the deadline for graduation and to complete your graduation audit appointment to make sure that you are ready to graduate. Graduation audits are provided for students who have applied for graduaton only.  All other students must see their academic advisor.  Graduation audits are provided via campus email accounts.

To schedule an audit appointment, please call Suzanne at 304-367-4659 or stop by the Turley Student Support Center, 3rd floor Turley Building. Please check your student email account often for degree audit update information.  Master's degree students should see their Department advisor for degree audits.  Regents Bachelor of Arts students will need to meet with Pamela Stephens for degree audit information.  All BAE education majors will see the School of Education for degree auditing.

  • Spring 2021 graduates - schedule audit appointments from August 27-October 29, 2020 and January 4-15, 2021. 
  • Summer and fall 2021 graduates - January 19 through April 1, 2021 and June 2- August 12, 2021. 

Save the Weekend Dates of April 24th and 25th 2021 for Spring Commencement Ceremonies!


Commencement Information Notes

Check your campus email account often for ceremony updates.  Ceremonies will be held on April 24th and 25th for each College/School.



Online ordering is available now through March 29, 2021. Order at   Cap and gown orders may be delivered to your selected address without an additonal shipping charge. if you have missed the deadline to order please contact the campus bookstore at 304-333-3636 or purchase directly from the bookstore in the Falcon Center.


You must complete the following steps before you are allowed to graduate:

Apply to graduate

All students must first apply to graduate.  Follow the instructions on how to apply to graduate online.                          

How to apply to Graduate Online:

  1. Log into FELiX
  2. Select Student and Financial Aid
  3. Next Select Student Records
  4. Then Select 'Apply to Graduate'
  5. Select the most current term and hit Submit.  

Check for any outstanding fees and holds

Students are not allowed to received diplomas or Official transcripts if there are any unpaid fees for holds on their accounts.