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Applying for Graduation

When is the deadline to apply for graduation?

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Spring 2024

The applications for spring 2024 opened on October 22, 2023. Please apply before the start of your summer or fall classes.

Summer or Fall 2024

The applications for summer and fall 2024 will open when registration opens and will close in early July and September, respectively To be considered "on time," please apply before classes begin.

Spring 2025

The applications for spring 2025 will open when registration opens and close in early Feburary. To be considered "on time," please apply before classes begin.


How do I apply for graduation?

myWCU search for Graduation Application

In your myWCU homepage, use the Search Menu to type “graduation” and click on the “Apply for Graduation” link below.


Graduation Application Program Selection

This will take you to the first page of the application, where you can select your program, and then click continue to move on to the next page. If you are pursuing more than one program, please note that you will need to submit a separate graduation application for each program you are pursuing. 


Grad Term and Attendance Selection

You will then choose the graduation term and if you will be attending the ceremony. If you are unsure if you will be attending the ceremony, you can click “Undecided.” Click Continue to move on to the next page.



Name Selection for diploma

You can then select a name for your diploma. You can select from the dropdown menu, or you can enter a new diploma name. Type your name exactly how you want it to appear on your diploma and then click “Continue” to move to the next page.


Mailing Address for diploma

Click on the drop-down box to choose the address you want your diploma sent to and click Continue to move to the next screen. If you want your diploma shipped to an address not listed (ex: you’re moving to a new location after graduation), choose New and enter your address on the next screen.  **Please note, your address needs to be a mailing address, not a physical address.  Diplomas are shipped through the United States Postal Service, 4-6 weeks after the degree has been conferred.**


Application Summary

In the Graduation Application Summary, verify that all information is correct, and click Submit Request to submit your application for graduation.



If you have successfully submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation page and you will receive an email titled “Intent to Graduate” which will confirm that your graduation application was submitted.

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