Step 1: Verify the pop-up blocker has been turned off.
Step 2: Log into your SOAR account.
Step 3: Select the Student Center Tile.
Step 4: From the "other academic" menu, select either Application for Certificate or Application for Graduation from the drop down menu.
Step 5: Read all application instructions carefully.
Step 6: Enter your post-graduation mailing address; current phone number; whether you are completing a dissertation, thesis, doctoral project, or not applicable; whether this is your first application for graduation*; and your expected term of graduation. Please Note: Diplomas are typically mailed 6-8 weeks after the commencement ceremony. Your post-graduation mailing address should reflect that time frame.
Step 7: Once your application populates, review carefully for accuracy. If you received a "SAVED" message, but your application does not appear, your pop-up blocker is still turned on. You will need to turn off your pop-up blocker and start over.
Step 8: Pay Application Fee, collect appropriate signatures, and submit application, proof of payment, and plan of study or degree-progress-report to the Office of the Graduate School in McCain Library by deadline. (Online students may submit their completed application and required documents via email to their advisor for signatures.)