Each candidate must file a graduation application with the Registrar's Office the semester before he/she expects to graduate.
Undergraduate students must provide an updated copy of the degree plan, prepared and signed by the faculty advisor, to the Registrar's Office when applying for graduation. Students are encourage to obtain a degree checksheet from their department prior to their scheduled semester of graduation. The student's "official" degree check will be mailed to the local address given at time of application.
Graduate students can apply for graduation by visiting the Registrar's office or filling out the forms provided below. An "official" degree check will be obtained from the academic advisor by Registrar's office personnel and will be included with the student's graduation application. The student's "official" degree check will be mailed to the local address given at the time of application.
Each applicant must fill out a Future Plans Data Survey and a Graduation Information form at the time they apply for graduation.
The graduation fee of $15 must be paid to the cashier before the graduation application is processed.
Commencement is conducted in May of each year. All undergraduate students who have completed graduation requirements the prior December, or who expect to complete graduation requirements in May, July or upcoming December are eligible to participate. All graduate students who have completed graduation requirements the prior December, or who expect to complete graduation requirements in May, July or upcoming December are eligible to participate in both the Commencement and Hooding ceremonies. Please refer to the graduate university catalog for specific hooding requirements for graduate degrees.
Information on caps, gowns and announcements will be sent to graduates by the Cameron University Bookstore in March. In April, the Registrar's Office will send a Graduation Times Newsletter to graduates with information on the commencement exercise.
At the end of each semester an audit of each degree check is conducted and if all requirements have been completed, a degree is awarded. If the audit shows deficiencies in completing degree requirements, a letter is sent to the student identifying the deficiencies.
»» download the undergraduate application for graduation (pdf file)
»» download the graduate application for graduation (pdf file)
»» download the future plans data survey (pdf file)
»» download the graduation information form (pdf file)