Students should apply for graduation the semester before degree requirements are complete. The deadlines to apply for graduation can be found on the Commencement website. The graduation application is a degree requirement that must be completed before the degree is awarded. Students who are finishing incompletes, have transfer work pending, or depositing thesis/dissertations should still submit the application for graduation by the appropriate deadline.
Complete the graduation application for each degree to be received (ie: Bachelor of Science in Business and Bachelor of Arts). A fee will be assessed for each degree.
Complete the graduation application by following these steps:
Within one business day of applying for graduation, your academic record will be updated to reflect the graduation date noted on the graduation application. An application fee will also be applied to your bill:
Other important steps to take after applying for graduation:
Your graduation application will NOT automatically move to a future graduation if you do not complete degree requirements. If you have applied for graduation and realize your degree requirements will not be completed, contact the Office of the University Registrar immediately at Commencement@MiamiOH.edu. Failure to notify the Office of the University Registrar concerning re-application for graduation may result in your degree not being awarded. After contacting the Office of the University Registrar, you must reapply for graduation via BannerWeb.