Graduation Information

Deadlines to apply for graduation


Graduation Date  Apply Deadline
August 1, 2017 May 26, 2017
December 9, 2017 February 10, 2017
May 12, 2018 September 1, 2017

Graduate Students

Candidates for graduation must officially apply for graduation. The deadline to apply for graduation for Fall 2017 is Friday October 6, 2017. The deadline to apply for graduation for the spring semester is March 9, 2018.

*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.

Graduation Fees

Graduate Students - $70.00

Undergraduate Students - $50.00

College of Science & Technology Associate Degrees - $25.00

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 2017 graduates – schedule audit appointments July 5, 2017 – August 17, 2017
  • May 2018 graduates – schedule audit appointments August 22, 2017 – November 16, 2017

Commencement Information Notes

148th Commencement

  1. August and December 2017 graduates are invited to the annual Spring Commencement in May.
  2. August diplomas will be mailed after August 21, 2017.
  3. December diplomas will be mailed after January 29, 2018.