Graduation Information

Deadlines to apply for graduation

Undergraduate

Graduation Date  Apply Deadline
May 12, 2018 September 1, 2017
August 1, 2018 May 31, 2018
December 8, 2018 February 9, 2018

 

Graduate Students

Graduation Date  Apply Deadline
May 12, 2018 March 9, 2018
August 1, 2018 May 31, 2018
December 8, 2018 October 5, 2018

 

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.

 

Degree Audit Appointments

It is important to apply early or by the deadline for graduation and to complete your degree audit appointment to make sure that you are ready to graduate. PLEASE NOTE THAT APPOINTMENT TIMES ARE LIMITED AND DO FILL UP.

To schedule an audit appointment, please call Stephanie at 304-367-4142 or Suzanne at 304-367-4659 or stop by the Turley Student Service Center, 3rd floor Turley Building. Please check your student email account often for degree audit update information.

  • December 2018 graduates – schedule audit appointments January 22, 2018 – April 26, 2018 and July 9, 2018 - August 17, 2018
  • May 2019 graduates – schedule audit appointments August 21, 2018 – November 15, 2018

Commencement Information Notes

  1. August and December 2017 graduates are invited to the annual Spring Commencement in May 2018.
  2. December diplomas will be mailed after January 29, 2018.
  3. There will be a Winter Commencement ceremony for August and December 2018 graduates.

STEPS TO GRADUATE

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.

Register to walk

              After you've applied to graduate, tell us if you would like to participate in the graduation ceremony.

You must RSVP to graduation@fairmontstate.edu or by calling 304-367-3659 or 304-367-4142.

Order a required cap, and gown

             Order your cap and gown online at WWW.HERFFJONES.COM/COLLEGE/FAIRMONT.  You will pick up your cap and gown in the campus Bookstore and pay for it there.  The website is availble for ordering through Sunday, March 25, 2018.  YOU MUST CHECK WITH THE CAMPUS BOOKSTORE FOR A CAP AND GOWN AT THIS TIME.

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.