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Graduation Procedures

Scope: Graduate Students are covered by this policy.


Graduation Procedures


Students must apply for graduation and pay a commencement fee by the application deadline in order to graduate. Students can apply online through BannerWeb. Information about graduation can be found at the One Stop for Student Success.

If students are completing a thesis or dissertation as part of their degree, they must submit it to OhioLINK electronically in accordance with semester deadlines. The application fee for masters and specialists degrees is $35.00. The application fee for the doctoral degree is $200.00. The doctoral fee covers the cost of the diploma and the hood. Questions regarding academic attire should be directed to the University Bookstore.

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Graduate Handbook 4.10

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