1. Verify your academic advisor's contact information:
Reach out to your academic advisor to ensure they can assist you throughout the graduation process.
2. Confirm your major and minor requirements:
Review your degree plan to ensure you have met all the necessary requirements for your major and any minor you may have.
3. Review your academic transcript for any missing or incomplete courses:
Go through your academic transcript and ensure that all your courses and credits are correctly recorded.
4. Check your SHSU email regularly for important updates:
The university will communicate important graduation-related information through your SHSU email, so be sure to check it regularly.
5. Ensure all financial obligations to the university are cleared:
Make sure that all outstanding fees, fines, or debts to SHSU are paid in full to avoid any delays in the graduation process.
6. Apply for graduation through the Registrar's Office:
Submit your graduation application by the specified deadline to officially declare your intent to graduate.
7. Attend the mandatory graduation orientation:
Participate in the graduation orientation session to get a clear understanding of the commencement ceremony and other important details.
8. Order your cap and gown for the commencement ceremony:
Place an order for your cap and gown well in advance to ensure you have them in time for the ceremony.
9. Confirm your attendance at the commencement ceremony:
Let the university know whether you plan to attend the commencement ceremony or not.
10. Double-check your diploma information for accuracy:
Ensure that your name and degree information on your diploma are correct.