Graduation & Commencement

Undergraduates in their final semester of coursework are eligible to apply for graduation.  As you prepare to for graduation, be sure to complete the following:

Applying For Graduation

Please follow these steps in applying for your degree:

  1. Meet with your college or school’s academic advisor to complete a degree check to ensure that you have met all requirements and are qualified to graduate.
  2. File an Application for Degree with your college or school’s Advising Office by the posted deadline below.
  3. Log into MyUH Services to pay your diploma fee of $30.00

The official posting of degrees will be viewable in STAR GPS approximately 8-10 weeks after the end of the semester.

Application for Degree Deadlines

Below are the University deadlines for your Application for Degree.  If you fail to apply for your degree by the deadline your name will not be published in the commencement program and you may not receive your diploma on time.  Please check with your college or school’s Advising Office for more information.

GRADUATION TERM APPLICATION DEADLINE
Fall 2020 September 11, 2020
Spring 2021 January 29, 2021
Summer 2021 May 29, 2021*

*Summer Graduates: Since there is no summer commencement, you must indicate on the Application for Degree form whether you want your name printed in the prior Spring or following Fall Commencement Program.  Your Application for Degree must be received by the earlier Spring application deadline, in order for your name to be printed in the Spring Commencement Program. Otherwise, you will need to participate in the Fall Commencement Program.

Changing your Graduation Date

If you have already submitted an Application for Degree and need to postpone or cancel your graduation, please contact your college or school’s Advising Office.

Applying For Commencement

Students must apply separately to participate in commencement. Undergraduate students are eligible to participate in the Commencement ceremony at the end of their final semester.  The commencement ceremonies are:

  • December Commencement
  • Spring Commencement

Summer graduates may elect to participate in either the Fall or Spring ceremony.

Please visit Commencement website for additional important information: