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.

Contact Information

If you missed the graduation application deadline or have questions about the application process, please read through the Graduation FAQs and then contact your college’s graduation coordinator (below) if needed.


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.  Please refer to the contact person below for help with this.

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

Terry B. Rogers College of Education & Social Sciences

Kathy Lefever
OM 410

College of Engineering

Vicky Buckelew
COE 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.