All undergraduate students must apply in advance online for graduation to receive
a degree from the University of Utah. Before applying to graduate, students should
meet with their academic advisor(s) to ensure they are on track to graduate. Students must have completed 90 credits in order to apply for gradaution.
|Fall Graduation (December)
|Spring Graduation (May)
|Summer Graduation (August)
*Applications received by March 1 will have names printed in the Convocation Program
If an application due date falls on a weekend or holiday, the application will be
accepted without a fee through the next business day.
To apply on or before the due date simply click on the “Apply for Graduation – Undergraduate” link under the Graduation menu box in Campus Information Services (CIS) and follow
the instructions on each page.
Graduation Candidate Responsibilities
- It is student's responsibility to submit the online Application for Undergraduate Degree through Campus Information System (CIS).
- If students are applying passed the deadline, they must submit a paper Late Application for Undergraduate Degree to the Graduation Division and pay a $25 late fee.
- Students should be able read their Degree Audit and understand that it is their responsiblity
to fulfill all graduation requirements with the required minimum grade(s) as listed
on Degree Audit. For detailed instructions on how to properly generate a Degree Audit please click
- By submitting the online Application for Undergraduate Degree, this does not automatically clear students to graduate. The Graduation Division will
use Degree Audit to determine the completion of a student's degree.
- If anything on a student's Degree Audit is not reported correctly they must discuss
it with an advisor in a timely manner, including but not limited to:
- Degree Audit exceptions (primarily for students with transfer courses or petitions)
- Duplicate or repeated coursework.
- Once an application is submitted; students must be proactive in reviewing their Degree
Audit any time they make changes to their courses and when grades are posted; and
that the Graduation Division and Academic Advisors may send important graduation information
to the student's UMail account.
- It is student's responsibility to be familiar with and meet all requirements for graduation.
The Advisor’s review is preliminary and final certification requires an audit by the
Graduation Division of the Registrar’s Office after grades are posted in the student's final
- If students need to postpone their graduation term, they must notify the Graduation
Division by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org from their UMail no later than the last day of class of the originally planned graduation
Missed the Application Deadline?
A Late/Reapplication for Undergraduate Degree is required in the following cases:
- Applicants who missed the deadline to apply on time.
- Candidates who have been denied graduation in a previous semester.
- Candidates who have already renewed their applications to a future semester or failed
to renew by the last day of classes for the current applied term.
Failure to reapply on time may delay your graduation.
Reapplications should be submitted no later than the beginning of the graduating term.
Reapplications will not be accepted more than one year in advance.
If plans change, students who have already applied for graduation may “renew” their
application to a future expected graduation term one time for free before the last
day of classes for the current applied term. To “renew” your application, send an
email from your Umail account to email@example.com requesting a change to your expected graduation term to the new term you plan to
be completed. All subsequent changes will require submission of a Late/Reapplication for Undergraduate Degree and payment of a $25 processing fee.
Other Changes to Submitted Applications:
Once you have applied to graduate, subsequent changes can be made by submitting the
Notification of Graduation Change form to firstname.lastname@example.org from your Umail account.
After the due date, applications will be accepted with a $25 late fee through the
“last day to withdraw from classes” on the academic calendar. After that, applications will only be accepted by petition through the “last day
of classes” on the academic calendar.
Monitor Your Status
- Check your Umail account regularly for notification from the Graduation Division that
your application has been accepted and reviewed.
- Check the status of your Graduation Application by clicking on the 'View Graduation
Status' link under the Gradaution box on your CIS page.
- Review a new DARS before registering for your last semester to ensure that you will
meet all graduation requirements.
- Get assistance with your job search from Career Services. Free services include career counseling, on-campus interviews, job postings, resume
- Plan for Commencement Ceremonies and expect to receive graduation information from
the University Campus Store.
- A List of FAQ's regarding graduation can be found on the Graduation website.