West Texas A&M University

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.

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, then 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.

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: Contact Heather Wilson,,  KRC 102E, 806-651-2739.

     Paul Engler College of Agriculture & Natural Sciences: Contact Rebekah Bachman,, AGS 262, 806-651-3570

     Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business: Contact Darlene Brasington,, CC 214A, 806-651-4031

     College of Education & Social Sciences: Contact Kathy Lefever,, OM 410, 806-651-2600

     School of Engineering, Computer Science & Math: Contact Jenny Mai,, ECS 119, 806-651-5257

     College of Nursing & Health Sciences: Contact Vicki Hamblen,, OM 402, 806-651-3500    

     Sybil B Harrington College of Fine Arts & Humanities: Contact Verna Hodge,, MMNH 181, 806-651-2782

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.