Application for Graduation
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Application for Graduation

All students must apply for graduation, regardless of whether they plan to participate in the graduation commencement ceremony.

Submitting an application for graduation initiates the official review of your records, notation of your graduation to your transcripts, and ordering of your degree, diploma, and/or certificate.

Applications for Graduation from Fall 2016, Spring 2017, and Summer 2017 semesters will open on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

If you are requesting for a graduation award for a prior semester, send an e-mail to

Read the information below before proceeding to complete the Graduation Award application.

Semester Completing Due Date to Submit
Graduation Application
Fall Semester 2015 October 30, 2015
Spring Semester 2016 February 19, 2016
Summer 2016 March 25, 2016
  1. Review your completion status by using a DARS (Degree Audit Report System) report, using your Program Requirement Guide to check off courses, or meeting with your advisor. You can retrieve your DARS report online at, then login to eServices. This will be helpful in determining whether or not you have met all the requirements prior to applying to graduate.
  2. If you are applying for the Associate in Arts Degree/MN Transfer Curriculum or MN Transfer Curriculum (no degree), review the coursework you have completed with the Transfer Specialist located in the Transfer Center.
  3. If planning to use college credits from other institutions to meet your graduation requirements, you are responsible for making sure that those colleges have sent your official transcript to the Student Records Office.

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