Santa Clara University

SCU Commencement

Necessary Paperwork

Petitions to Graduate Due

Last Day to Petition for June 2013 Diploma           College/School/Division
March     School of Engineering
March     Leavey School of Business and Administration
March     College of Arts and Sciences - Pastoral Ministry
March     School of Education and Counseling Psychology


Students that have not petitioned by the above dates will not be able to participate in the June Commencement. 

Graduate Candidates

Note: Graduate students who will not have completed all degree requirements by the day of Commencement and wish to "walk through" the ceremony must receive permission from the appropriate graduate program office no later than May 16, 2011. Please note the following guidelines:

  • MBA: You must have no more than two classes remaining. All units and requirements must be completed by August following Commencement.
  • Counseling Psychology and Education: You must be within 6 units, which must be completed by August of the current academic year.
  • Engineering: All units and requirements must be completed by June of the current academic year.
  • Pastoral Ministries: You must have all units and requirements completed by Commencement.

Commencement Office | Walsh Administration Building, Lower Level
500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053
1-408-554-2326 | eventplanningoffice@scu.edu