Graduation Information

Deadlines to apply for graduation


Graduation Date  Apply Deadline
Fall 2020 March 2, 2019
Spring 2021 August 28, 2020
Summer 2021 May 28, 2021


Graduate Students

Graduation Date  Apply Deadline
Fall 2020 Ocober 9, 2020
Spring 2021 February 12, 2021
Summer 2021 May 28, 2021


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.

Graduation Audit Appointments

It is important to apply early or by the deadline for graduation and to complete your graduation audit appointment to make sure that you are ready to graduate. Graduation audits are provided for students who have applied for graduaton only.  All other students must see their academic advisor.  Graduation audits are provided via campus email accounts.

To schedule an audit appointment, please call Suzanne at 304-367-4659 or stop by the Turley Student Support 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.

  • Spring 2021 graduates - schedule audit appointments from August 27-October 29, 2020 and January 19 - 22, 2021
  • Summer and fall 2021 graduates - January 26 through April 1, 2021 and June 29 - August 12, 2021. 

Save the Date! Sunday, November 22, 2020

Commencement Information Notes

Although we were not be able to physically be together this spring to celebrate the culminating achievements of you and your peers, we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and are looking at a safe alternative for your Commencement ceremony. Our plan is to celebrate May and August 2020 graduates with our fall candidates for graduation. Invitations to the fall ceremony have been mailed and emailed.  Check your campus email account.  As plans are further finalized they will be posted on this page in addition to our social media channels. 


Online ordering is available now through Midnight, October 31, 2020. Order at  Deliveries and pick up are schedule for the campus bookstore in the Falcon Center prior to the ceremony.


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 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.