Know Your Deadline
TO GRADUATE IN DECEMBER
You must apply to graduate by the first Friday of the FALL term
TO GRADUATE IN MAY
You must apply to graduate by the first Friday of the WINTER term
TO GRADUATE IN AUGUST
You must apply to graduate by the first Friday of the SPRING term
Your completed Degree Audit will be sent to you during your last semester of your enrollment.
Look at Your Degree Audit
Students are strongly encouraged to look at and understand their degree audits. If a degree audit is reading “Anticipated (Pending Completion)” please apply for graduation.
If you believe you should be graduating but still have an “In Progress” on your degree audit, please make an appointment with an Academic Advisor or your Department Chair.
Apply for Graduation and Pay Application Fee
All students who wish to graduate must submit a graduation application and pay the application fee.
- Go to Self-Service (MySVSU)
- Select "Graduation Overview"
- Apply under "Application Status"
All students who submit a graduation application must pay their graduation fees before their application will be processed. Students can pay through MySVSU.
The graduation application fee covers multiple processes such as; reviewing your degree audit, diploma processing, diploma cover, an unofficial transcript, postage, cap and gown, and etc. The graduation application processing is separate from the Commencement ceremony, which the university funds.
All students must pay the graduation fee, regardless if they are planning to attend Commencement or not.