Graduation Information

Deadlines to apply for graduation

GRADUATION APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR ALL GRADUATION TERMS!

 

Undergraduate

Graduation Date  Apply Deadline
Summer 2022 May 27, 2022
Fall 2022 February 11, 2022
Spring 2023 September 9, 2022

 

Graduate Students

Graduation Date  Apply Deadline
Summer 2022 May 27, 2022
Fall 2022 October 14, 2022
Spring 2023 March 7, 2023
 

 

Graduation Fees

Graduate Students - $70.00

Undergraduate Students - $50.00

Post-Master's Degree Certificates - $25.00

 

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 graduation only.  All other students must see their academic advisor.  Graduation audits are provided via campus email accounts.

To request an audit, please call 304-367-4659 or email graduation@fairmontstate.edu. Please check your campus 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 education majors will see the College of Education for degree auditing.

**Please note: graduation audits will not be processed during the months that Commencement Ceremonies are held (November and April)

 

Commencement Information Notes

Check your campus email account often for ceremony updates. You may also visit the Commencement webpage here.

 

CAPS and GOWNS

Cap and gown is required to participate in Commencement. You may place your order at: http://colleges.herffjones.com/college/fairmont/ by October 31st, 2022. After this date, please contact the bookstore directly at 304-333-3636 to inquire about placing an order.


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 "myfairmontstate.edu"
  2. Select FELiX/Student Self-Service from the Student Links Card
  3. Next Select Student Profile
  4. Then Select 'Apply for Graduation'
  5. Follow screen prompts 

 

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.