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Graduation Information



Effective as of Spring 2014, any student that files an Intent to Graduate Application but DOES NOT graduate during that same semester will be required to pay the graduation fee when filing the application again.

Application to Graduate-January 24, 2014
 Check Sheets-January 31, 2014

The checksheets are the responsibility of the advisor, and must come directly from the department. Students SHOULD NOT submit checksheets to the Graduate School.

 Thesis/Dissertation Submission to ProQuest/UMI-April 11, 2014
 Oral Defense Results Reported to Graduate School-April 11, 2014
 Comprehensive Examination Results Reported to Graduate School-April 11, 2014


The Regalia will be distributed the week of May 12 in the ASU Bookstore. To avoid a problem in picking up your regalia please make sure  that your account is cleared with Student Account Services.

Distribution Hours

Monday - Friday, TBA
Saturday, TBA


The Graduate online intent form can be submitted through Self Service. Instructions for the process can be found here.


If you have any questions, you may contact the graduation coordinator, Michele McGinnis for any graduate level degree.


Please note on the Driving Directions that Stadium Blvd. has been renamed to Red Wolf Blvd. 


Upcoming Graduations

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Convocation Center

10:00 AM Ceremony

College of Agriculture

College of Business

College of Engineering

College of Nursing and Health Professions

College of Science and Mathematics

2:30 PM Ceremony

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

College of Fine Arts

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

College of Media and Communications

University College

Cap & Gown Information

The Spring 2014 Grad Fair will be held Tuesday, March 11 - Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 9 am to 4 pm in the ASU Bookstore, located on the 2nd floor of the Student Union. (Please note there will not be a make-up day scheduled)

Please make arrangements to attend one of these days to be fitted for your cap, gown, and hood. Check your current graduation status and take advantage of graduation specials offered by the ASU Bookstore.

If you have already submitted your measurements online, there is no need to attend the Grad Fair.

Unable to Attend a Fitting?

If you are unable to attend the Grad Fair you can obtain your cap, gown, and hood fitting by submitting your information to the Herff Jones website. The site is now available where you can order your cap, gown, and hood and even your graduation invitations at Herff Jones. The last day to order is April 1, 2014.

Picking Up Your Diploma

Diplomas can be picked up immediately following the ceremony in the multipurpose room. Diplomas will NOT be mailed to third parties including family members, unless written consent is provided.

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