Graduation Filing Deadlines

Undergraduate Degree Request & Commencement Participation Notification: This form is filed to indicate to Plymouth State University when you are intending to complete your degree and when you will be participating in commencement ceremonies. Plymouth State University graduates students three times per year-December, May and August. The deadlines for submitting the Degree Request are as follows: Students completing their degree in May or August must file their degree request no later than December 1. Students completing their degree in December must file their degree request no later than October 1. The form may be obtained in the Registrar’s Office in Speare Building 205, or online.

Degree Requests will be accepted up to one month beyond the deadline; however, there will be a $50.00 Late Fee.  Degree Requests received after this time will be interpreted as requests for graduation in the subsequent year.

Commencement Participation: If you are currently a degree-seeking student and have a minimum of 90 credits earned by October 1,  you are automatically eligible to file for commencement participation. If you do not meet the minimum credits required to walk, an appeal for exception addressed to the Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Studies may be submitted in writing to the Registrar’s Office stating your graduation plan. You are not eligible to walk until your are notified that your appeal has been approved. You may participate in Commencement only once.

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