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Applying for Graduation

Commencement is held annually each May. Students who wish to participate in the commencement ceremony should be aware of the following procedures:


Last semester attended Conferral Date Application Deadline
Fall January October 25
Spring May February 15
Summer September July 15

All deadlines are final. Students who apply after the deadline run the risk of having their application reviewed for the next conferral date. Students who fail to apply for graduation by the deadline, will not have their name included in the commencement program

Application Process:
Graduate students should complete the graduation application by the required deadline. The application is available by clicking the forms button on this page, e-mailing studentservices@eastend.liu.edu or calling 631-287-8325. All students should meet with their advisor to make sure that they have met all of the academic requirements for their degree; however, it is the student's responsibility for degree completion.

Students who have not completed their core requirements, major requirements, and/or the required credits may walk at the commencement under the following circumstances: Within 1 class of completion of their degree requirements and must show evidence that they are registered for and intend to complete the remaining credits by August 31.

All questions regarding the graduation ceremony should be directed to the Office of Student Services at studentservices@eastend.liu.edu.

Caps and Gowns for the May ceremony can be ordered by calling 631-287-8325.

Please notify the Registrar's office of any changes in name, address or degree information prior to your graduation! In addition, if any student fails to graduate, he/she is responsible for reactivating their application before the next applicable deadline.

Phone 631-287-8325 | Fax: 631-287-8253
Email studentservices@eastend.liu.edu

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