Graduation Information

Deadlines to apply for graduation


Graduation Date  Apply Deadline
May 11, 2019 September 4, 2018
August 1, 2019 May 31, 2019
December 14, 2019 February 22, 2019


Graduate Students

Graduation Date  Apply Deadline
May 11, 2019 March 8, 2019
August 1, 2019 July 22, 2019
December 14, 2019 October 11, 2019


Graduation Fees

Graduate Students - $70.00

Undergraduate Students - $50.00

College of Science & Technology Associate Degrees - $25.00

*Students graduating from the College of Science & Technology with an Associate’s degree will be charged a $25.00 graduation fee. If the student intends to continue with a BS degree, they must add that additional degree at the time of submitting the application, if they have not already done so. The fee for the Bachelor’s degree will remain the same, $50.00. Students receiving both degrees in the same semester will complete two graduation applications and pay a total of $75.00.

A late fee for graduation will be accessed the day after the deadline to apply for graduation.

All accounts must be reconciled to zero dollars prior to the diploma being released. Failure to do so will result in your diploma being withheld.


Degree Audit Appointments

It is important to apply early or by the deadline for graduation and to complete your degree audit appointment to make sure that you are ready to graduate. PLEASE NOTE THAT APPOINTMENT TIMES ARE LIMITED AND DO FILL UP.

To schedule an audit appointment, please call Stephanie at 304-367-4142 or Suzanne at 304-367-4659 or stop by the Turley Student Service Center, 3rd floor Turley Building. Please check your student email account often for degree audit update information.  Master's degree students should see their Department advisor for degree audits.  Regents Bachelor of Arts students will need to meet with Pamela Stephens for degree audit information.  All BAE education majors will see the School of Education for degree auditing.

  • May 2019 graduates – schedule audit appointments August 21, 2018 – November 15, 2018
  • August and December 2019 graduates - schedule audit appointments January 29, 2019 - April 18, 2019

Commencement Information Notes

Spring Commencement will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019 in the Feaster Center.  There will be a morning ceremony at 10:00 a.m. and an afternoon ceremony beginning at 4:00 p.m.  Rehearsal for graduates included in the morning ceremony will be held at 8:00 a.m. Rehearsal for the graduates included in the afternoon ceremony will be held at 2:00 p.m.  Rehearsal is manditory for all graduates.  The ceremonies will begin immediately following rehearsal.  Doors will open for guest seating at 9:00 a. m. for the morning ceremony and at 3:00 p.m. for the afternoon ceremony.  No tickets are required.  Abundant seating is available.


You must complete the following steps before you are allowed to graduate:

     Apply to graduate

               All students must first apply to graduate.  Follow the instructions on how to apply to graduate online.                          

How to apply to Graduate Online:

  1. Log into FELiX
  2. Select Student and Financial Aid
  3. Next Select Student Records
  4. Then Select 'Apply to Graduate'
  5. Select the most current term and hit Submit.  

  Check back in September for a deadline to order your cap and gown.

Check for any outstanding fees and holds

             Students are not allowed to received diplomas or Official transcripts if there are any unpaid fees for holds on their accounts.