- Register for your final semester. Students apply for graduation for the semester in which they are completing their final courses.
- Check your degree requirements. All requirements must be completed prior to the degree conferral date.
Undergraduate students: Review your Degree Audit Report (DARS) regularly and meet with your academic advisor if you have questions or concerns.
Graduate students: Verify your approved Plan of Study is correct and/or complete any needed course changes. See Graduate Students Graduation Deadlines and Procedures for additional information.
- Apply to graduate. From My ASU, select the Graduation tab from My Programs and eAdvisor™ and follow the online instructions. A credit card is required to complete your application.
Graduation Application Filing Fees
Fall: Oct. 1
Spring: Feb. 15
Summer: June 15
If the application deadline falls on a weekend or university holiday, the deadline will be extended to the next business day.
How to Apply
If you are not able to apply online, you can apply by mail.
- Print and complete the Application for Graduation.
- Mail the completed application and applicable payment to the address listed on the application.
Students that apply for graduation will not be eligible to register for subsequent semesters without being admitted to a new degree program. Students that wish to change their graduation semester after they have applied must contact the graduation office and must reapply for graduation for their new intended semester of graduation prior to the conferral date of their original graduation semester.
Your Application Status
Check your application status from your My ASU page. Your status will be one of the following:
Your application for graduation has been received and is being processed. Review your Degree Audit Report or your Plan of Study regularly to ensure that all requirements will be met by your degree conferral date. Unless you are denied or withdrawn, your status will appear as applied until your degree is posted.
You are not meeting one or more degree requirements. If you feel this is in error, please contact your academic advisor or department chair to review your record and discuss your options. Otherwise, reapply when the semester your requirements will be completed becomes available. You will not have to pay the application fee again. Your status will be changed to withdrawn after the degree conferral date.
Your application has been withdrawn. Reapply when the semester your requirements will be completed becomes available. You will not have to pay the application fee again. If you feel this is in error, please contact your academic advisor or department chair to review your record and discuss your options.
Minors, Certificates and Concurrent Degrees
Undergraduate students pursuing concurrent degrees must apply for graduation and complete both degrees in the same semester.
Undergraduates who wish to remove a minor, concurrent degree or certificate from their degree audit should contact their academic advisor. Failure to do so may result in the student being withdrawn from graduation and delay the posting of their degree.
Session A Degree Conferral
Students who have completed all degree requirements after the completion of session A courses can choose to have their degree conferred early. After completing your application for graduation (see above), complete the Session A Degree Conferral Request to request that your degree be posted after the completion of session A.
Graduation Letter Requests
Use the Graduation Letter Request form to request a Graduation Pending Letter, Letter of Completion, Less than 12 hours Letter (for student athletes) or a Letter of Invitation from the Graduation Office. Requests can be submitted at any University Registrar Services location. Please allow two full business days (48 hours) for processing.
Reapplying for Graduation
If your application is denied or withdrawn, you may need to reapply for the semester your requirements will be completed. No fee is required to reapply.