ANTICIPATED
GRADUATION
SEMESTER
PRIORITY
APPLICATION
FILING PERIOD
PRIORITY DEADLINE
**To Avoid Late Fee**
Commencement Dates
SPRING 2014
October 1 – November 8, 2013
Thursday, November 8, 2013
Friday, May 9, Saturday May 10, 2014
SUMMER 2014
February 1 – March 1, 2014
Friday, March 1, 2014
Friday, May 9, Saturday May 10, 2014
FALL 2014
April 8 – July 1, 2014
Sunday, July 1, 2014
Friday, December 12; Saturday, December 13.

SPRING, SUMMER, and FALL Graduation Candidates:

All Spring, Summer and Fall Graduation Candidates must APPLY for graduation by completing the following steps:

___ 1. Complete application down to the electronic signature area.

A. List complete major designation (include option if applicable).

B. Do not list a minor unless you have previously declared it with your advisor.

C. Enrollment: This must include the courses in which you are currently enrolled and planned courses for any future semesters, up to and including your graduation semester. In addition, include any additional course work you plan to utilize as part of your degree requirements, such as incompletes, Flex Ed, military service credit, and transfer credit not already recorded on your UCO transcript.

___2.  Submit application electronically and print final confirmation page for your records. You do not need to see Degree Certification unless you have a question concerning your graduation.

 ___ 3. The graduation fee ($35.00) is charged to the student’s University account after the student’s application has been processed. Students  must be charged a graduation fee and complete a new application form for every semester they apply. The graduation fee, along with all other outstanding balances, must be paid before the diploma will be released(paid in person, by mail, or by web payment options).

** AN ADDITIONAL LATE FEE OF $25.00 IS CHARGED TO THE STUDENT’S UNIVERSITY ACCOUNT WHEN THE APPLICATION IS TURNED IN AFTER THE APPROPRIATE SEMESTER’S PRIORITY DEADLINE**

 ___ 4. If you drop/add any courses after you have submitted your application, you must notify Degree Certification of the changes. Your graduation clearance is valid only for the courses listed on your graduation application.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

  • You will be notified by UCO e-mail of your status as a candidate for graduation.
  • Summer applicants must apply for SUMMER. Summer candidates will participate in the May commencement ceremony.
  • If you are unable to complete graduation requirements and need to change your graduation date, YOU must notify Degree Certification.
  • Applications are processed in the order they are received. Please allow up to 6 weeks for Degree Certification to notify you regarding your degree status.
  • You will be notified prior to your graduation ceremony regarding details such as when and where to purchase cap and gown, as well as time and location to meet for graduation. Additional commencement information is located at http://broncho2.uco.edu/academicaffairs/commencement.htm
  • Graduation announcements may be purchased in the University Book Store, NUC 210.
  • Contact the Graduation Support Services office, NUC 121A, 974-2392, if you have other questions concerning the graduation ceremony.

Degree Certification is located in the Center for Undergraduate Academic Advisement, NUC121, or contact 974-3511.

APPLY FOR GRADUATION