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Frequently Asked Questions About Graduation

I'm planning to graduate next semester. When do I need to fill out the Application for Graduation?

You need to submit the Application for Graduation before the end of the 2nd week of term you want to graduate. If you are graduating in August, the application for graduation is due at the end of the first week of the first summer session. Late submission of these forms may result in the student not being able to graduate until the following term. Application for Graduation Form

I missed the deadline for applying for graduation this term. What do I do?

Late submission of the graduation application may result in the student not being able to graduate until the next term. If there are extenuating circumstances, please contact Grad Studies office at 262-472-1006.

Why do I have to complete the Graduate Exit Survey?

The Graduate Exit Survey is part of the University's ongoing efforts to collect student perception data about their graduate experience. Responses are confidential as data is aggregated and shared with departments every five years. The information is essential to the University's ongoing effort to collect student perception data useful to academic assessment that is shared with accrediting agencies.

How much is the graduation application fee?

When submitting the Application for Graduation, students must submit a fee of $45.00 to cover costs associated with graduation, regardless of whether or not they participate in the ceremony.