Students Graduating
Congratulations on Nearing the End of Your Educational Journey!

Graduation

The Commencement Office

Graduation and Commencementare twoseparate functionsand haveseparate processes and deadlines.

The Commencement Office is here to assist you with navigating both. The Commencement Office is also available to assist you with orderingafter you graduate.

Youmust apply to graduate in order to receive your degree and diploma; however, it is not required that you attend the Commencement Ceremony in order for you to receive your degree.

If you are graduating and want to attend the Commencement Ceremony and receive guesttickets, please be mindful of the Application for Degree and RSVP deadline dates.


Graduation Eligibility and Requirements

Thegraduation processbegins when you complete your Application for Degree and submit it to your academic advisor. Pleaserefer to theAcademic Calendarfor submission and deadline dates for each semester.

  1. Undergraduate Studentsshould run adegree audit report(DARS)to see if they have met their degree requirements. You can review theUniversity requirementshere.
  2. Graduate Studentsshould review their Graduate Plan Of Study and theUniversity requirementshere.

Applications for Degree should be submitted to your advising office no later than the deadline date ofyour final semester.

Click herefor additional information on graduation eligibility.

Application for Degree Deadlines

Semester Deadline
Fall 2023 September 8
Spring 2024 January 26
Summer 2024 May 31

Questions

If you have any questions concerning Graduation or the Commencement Ceremony,please contact the Registrar's office at561- 297-3050 prompt #5or send an email to commencement@fau.edu .