It is recommended that students check out these resources and become familiar with guidelines before beginning work on their thesis, dissertation, or capstone project.



Doctoral candidates are required to attend commencement unless excused by the Dean of the Graduate School

Master's and doctoral candidates should reserve a seat for participation in commencement using the online form during their final semester. 

Prior to commencement, the Documents Specialist will send additional information to doctoral candidates regarding line-up procedures.  All other graduate candidates will be contacted by the Registrar’s Office.

Additional information about commencement can be found at the commencement webpage.