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Graduating Students

Petition to Graduate

Congratulations on having attained your hard-earned academic goals! You should be very proud of your accomplishments and ready to enjoy all of the celebrations associated with your graduation.

You will be honored along with the students from the Leavey School of Business and Administration, and the School of Education, Counseling Psychology, and Pastoral Ministries on Friday, June 13, 2014.

Required Documents for Graduation

Please note: only those students who have completed all of the requirements for their degree by the end of the spring quarter will be eligible to participate in the June ceremony.

All M.S. degree students must follow this procedure in order to graduate:

  • Complete the Petition to Graduate Form online by the deadline below.
  • Submit your final, approved Program of Studies form (which matches the actual courses taken) to the Engineering Graduate Programs Office in EC 101 no later than the end of the quarter in which you will graduate.
  • Complete a minimum of 45 units with a 3.0 GPA or better.
  • If you have transfer units that will be counted toward the required 45 units for the degree, you will also need to submit an official transcript from your previous program for verification purposes. Those transfer units should not have been counted toward any previous degree.
  • Make sure that there are no "I" or "N" grades on your transcript. If there are, please contact your instructor for grade change.

All Ph. D. students must follow this procedure in order to graduate:

  • Complete the Petition to Graduate Form online by the deadline below.
  • Submit your approved Ph.D. forms to the Engineering Graduate Programs Office in EC 101 no later than the end of the quarter in which you will graduate.
  • Complete a minimum of 72 units beyond the M.S. degree with a 3.0 GPA or better.
  • If you have transfer units that will be counted toward the required 72 units for the degree, you will also need to submit an official transcript from your previous program for verification purposes. Those transfer units should not have been counted toward any previous degree.
  • Make sure that there are no "I" or "N" grades on your transcript. If there are, please contact your instructor for grade change.

Petition to Graduate Deadlines

  • September 20, 2013 for degrees to be awarded in December, 2013
  • December 13, 2013 for degrees to be awarded in March, 2014
  • March 14, 2014 for degrees to be awarded in June, 2014
  • June 20, 2014 for degrees to be awarded in September, 2014
  • September 12, 2014 for degrees to be awarded in December, 2014

Graduation Timeline

Please note: all dates are approximate, with the exception of the Petition to Graduate deadlines.

 
Graduating Quarter and Award Date Petition to Graduate deadline Degree requirements review begins Graduation letter from Associate Dean mailed to student and copy sent to the Office of the Registrar Degree posted by the Office of the Registrar and official transcript available showing awarded degree Diploma mailed from the Office of the Registrar to address indicated on Petition to Graduate June 13, 2014 Commencement reception invitation mailed
Fall 2013, December 13
September 20, 2013 December 13, 2013 January 24, 2014 Approximately 1-2 weeks after letter is received by student Approximately 6-8 weeks after degree is posted by the Office of the Registrar
May 12, 2014
Winter 2014, March 21 December 13, 2013 April 7, 2014 April 25,2014
Spring 2014, June 13 March 14, 2014 June 20, 2014 July 18, 2014
Summer 2014, September 9
June 20, 2014 Sept. 15, 2014 Sept. 26, 2014
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