Graduation and Diploma Mailing

Degree Awarding

Degrees are awarded in December, March, June, and August/September. Students should refer to the master's degree completion and PhD degree completion sections of this catalog for filing requirements.

Deadlines related to graduation can be found on the academic calendar.

Diploma Mailing

Diplomas are mailed to the address indicated on the Application for Degree form. If the diploma mailing address changes between the time the form is submitted and degree awarding, students may update the address on the previously submitted Application for Degree in the TGS Forms tab in GSTS. Diplomas are mailed approximately four to six weeks following the date of degree awarding:

Degree Awarded Diploma Mailed
December mid January - early February
March mid April - early May
June mid July - early August
August mid September - early October

Certificates of Completion

Students who require proof of degree completion prior to the date of degree awarding or prior to diploma mailing may request a Certificate of Completion. Assuming all degree requirements have been met, a Certificate of Completion can be generated in 1-2 business days. To request a Certificate of Completion, students should:

Following the date of degree conferral, confirmation of degree completion can be requested via an official transcript through the Office of the Registrar.