office of the registrar
Monday - Thursday: 8am to 5pm (PST)
Friday: 9am to 5pm (PST)
Term-By-Term Steps to Graduate - Undergraduate
- Two Terms Before Your Graduation Term
- The Term Before You Graduate
- Your Graduation term
Friday, Week 3: Approved substitutions and exceptions towards your degree requirements must be fully completed and turned in by this date for you to earn a degree at the end of the term.
Friday, Week 5: Using the provided web page, submit any necessary diploma name changes to ensure that your name appears as you want it to on your diploma. (Note: Change of legal name requires you to go to WOU’s Payroll office with ID.)
Friday, Week 10: Using the provided web page, submit your diploma mailing address. Graduate Students - For more information on Exit Options within the Graduate Programs, use this link: http://www.wou.edu/graduate/forms-exit-option-information/
Spring Commencement Ceremony Deadlines:
- Eligibility to Attend
Students who have graduated in the previous Summer, Fall, or Winter terms are eligible to attend the Spring commencement ceremony. Students that have applied to graduate in Spring may participate in the ceremony.
Undergraduates pending graduation for Summer or Fall may also participate in the ceremony.
Students that have not yet had their degree awarded should be aware that participation in the Commencement ceremony does not mean you have been awarded your degree. Please be sure to follow through with all remaining requirements after Commencement.
Week 1 thru Week 8 of Spring term: Register online to attend the Commencement Ceremony. The last date to officially register is Friday, May 25, 2018.
The Commencement Ceremony will take place June 16, 2018.
Jostens will be on campus April 3rd, 4th, and 5th. Orders can be made through the WOU Bookstore.
To order a cap and gown for commencement, please visit the University Bookstore's website.
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