Graduation Application

The Application for Graduation for all colleges and all students is found on the Home button in Student Planning:

  • Log into MyBuff Portal
  • Go to the Buff Advisor Student Menu
  • Click on Student Planning
  • Click on the Home button (looks like a house) in the upper left of the screen
  • You will see a menu option titled Graduation Overview.

December Graduation

Application Available: February 15
Deadline to Apply: August 1

May Graduation

Application Available: September 15
Deadline to Apply: December 1

August Graduation

Application Available: December 15
Deadline to Apply: May 1


NOTE: There is no August Commencement ceremony.  Students planning to graduate in August may choose to participate in either the May or December ceremony.  Students planning to walk in the May ceremony must submit their August Graduation Application by March 15 if they want their name included in the May Commencement Program.


Changing Your Program of Study

If you find that your Program of Study, Major or Minor information is not correct on the Graduation Application, you will need to complete a Degree Information Form before completing the Graduation Application.  The list below provides contact information.

Graduate School

Heather Wilson
KRC 102E

Paul Engler College of Agriculture & Natural Sciences

Rebekah Bachman
AGS 262

Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business

Darlene Brasington
CC 214A

College of Education & Social Sciences

Kathy Lefever
OM 410

School of Engineering, Computer Science & Math

Jenny Mai
ECS 119

College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Vicki Hamblen
OM 402

Sybil B Harrington College of Fine Arts & Humanities

Verna Hodge
MMNH 181


Tuition Rebate

If you are a Texas resident and are graduating with your first baccalaureate degree, you may qualify for a $1000 Tuition Rebate.  Review the checklist of requirements to determine if you fit the required qualifications.

Tuition Rebate Checklist and Form


Graduation Ceremony

More information about the graduation ceremonies can be found here.  It is updated as details are determined for each ceremony.