Graduation Information

Deadlines to apply for graduation

 

Undergraduate

Graduation Date  Apply Deadline
Fall 2021 February 21, 2021
Spring 2022 September 3, 2021
Summer 2022 May 27, 2022

GRADUATION APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR ALL GRADUATION TERMS!

Graduate Students

Graduation Date  Apply Deadline
Fall 2021 October 15, 2021
Spring 2022 March 7, 2022
Summer 2022 May 27, 2022
 

Graduation Fees

Graduate Students - $70.00

Undergraduate Students - $50.00

College of Science & Technology Associate Degrees** - $25.00

Post-Master's Degree Certificates - $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 graduation only.  All other students must see their academic advisor.  Graduation audits are provided via campus email accounts.

To request an audit, please call 304-367-4659 or email graduation@fairmontstate.edu. 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 education majors will see the College of Education for degree auditing.

  • Fall 2021 graduates - schedule audit appointments from June 2 - August 13, 2021. 
  • Spring and summer graduates - August 16 - November 5, 2021 and January 10 - April 4, 2022. 
 

Commencement Information Notes

Check your campus email account often for ceremony updates. 

 

CAPS and GOWNS

Please place your order online by the deadline of Sunday, October 3.

After this date, please contact the bookstore directly at (304) 333-3636.


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.