Graduation Important Dates and Deadlines

**As of Spring 2019, undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students no longer need to apply for graduation, as OSU implemented Institutional Awarding of degrees. Graduate students will still need to apply for graduation.**

 

Important Dates and Deadlines:
Undergraduate & Postbaccalaureate Students

 

Graduation Term

Conferral Date*

Expected Degree Award Date**

Expected Diploma Availability Date

Winter 2019

March 22, 2019 April 6, 2019 April 19, 2019

Spring 2019

June 15, 2019 June 28, 2019 See Spring diploma availability date below

Summer 2019

September 6, 2019 September 18, 2019 October 4, 2019
Fall 2019 December 13, 2019 December 28, 2019 January 10, 2020
Winter 2020 March 20, 2020 April 4, 2020 April 17, 2020
Spring 2020 June 13, 2020 June 27, 2020 See Spring diploma availability date below

Footnotes:

* Conferral Date — the graduation date that appears on the diploma and transcript.

** Expected Degree Award Date — the date the Office of the Registrar has completed final degree clearance and posts degree awarded status on transcripts. Only AFTER the degree awarded status is posted, are students' degrees officially awarded and visible on the official transcript.

Spring Diploma Availability Date — students who are on track to meet graduation requirements and who do not have any unarticulated or pending transfer work from other institutions that is applicable toward their degree may be eligible to receive their diploma on Commencement Day. For those who are eligible but are not attending Commencement, diplomas are available for pick-up after 12 pm on the first business day after Commencement. Students who have yet to be cleared for graduation (e.g. has graduation holds) will have to wait until after the Expected Degree Award Date listed above.

Students who have unarticulated or pending transfer work from other institutions that is applicable toward their degree will have to wait until their degrees are awarded before obtaining their diploma.

Students in the Degree Partnership Program (DPP) may be eligible to receive their diploma on Commencement day. To be eligible, the Office of the Registrar must receive as close to final grades as possible from the instructor(s) teaching at the other institution. The instructor’s email must come from their institution email address and be sent to graduation@oregonstate.edu. It is the responsibility of the DPP student to notify their instructors to email OSU.