1. Meet with an academic advisor
Schedule a meeting with your academic advisor to discuss your degree progress and ensure that you are on track to meet all graduation requirements.
2. Review your Degree Audit Report
Check your Degree Audit Report on Catalyst to review your degree requirements, completed coursework, and any remaining requirements you need to fulfill.
3. Apply for graduation
Apply for graduation
Submit your application for graduation via Catalyst. The deadline for application submission is typically two semesters before your expected graduation date.
4. Complete all degree requirements
Make sure to complete all degree requirements, including any necessary coursework, internships, or experiential learning opportunities.
5. Complete your senior capstone project or thesis
If your program requires a senior capstone project or thesis, make sure to complete it on time and meet all necessary deadlines.
6. Clear any outstanding holds or debts
Clear any outstanding holds or debts with the university, including any library fines, parking tickets, or tuition balances.
7. Attend GradFest
Attend GradFest, a university-wide celebration for graduating students where you can pick up your cap and gown, take graduation photos, and more.
8. Attend the Commencement ceremony
Attend the Commencement ceremony to receive your diploma and celebrate your academic achievements with your family, friends, and fellow graduates.