Spring 2017 graduates may pick up diplomas at the Office of the Registrar following each Commencement ceremony. The Office of the Registrar will be open for two hours after the conclusion of each ceremony and photo ID will be required.

You should file an application for graduation with the Office of the Registrar for the semester in which you intend to complete all your degree requirements by the deadline listed below. Failure to file by the deadline may jeopardize your anticipated graduation date. If you do not meet the requirements for graduation, you will need to re-apply for graduation for the semester in which you will complete all the requirements.

Application Deadlines

Last day to apply for Spring 2018 graduation: 
Monday, October 2, 2017

Last day to apply for Summer 2018 graduation:
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Last day to apply for Fall 2018 graduation:
Thrusday, March 1, 2018
In order to be eligible to graduate, you must complete all course work at the University of Portland by the last day of the semester, and complete any/all graduation deficiencies such as incomplete removals and acceptance of transfer credits by the deadlines below.
April 30, 2018 for Spring 2018 graduation
July 30, 2018 for Summer 2018 graduation
December 10, 2018 for Fall 2018 graduation

The FINAL RESPONSIBILITY for completing all requirements for a degree rests with the student.

Additional Information

For any questions regarding cap and gown, announcements, class rings, tickets, and the commencement ceremony, see the Commencement website.
For any questions regarding degree completion, please contact your school of major.
For information about honors at graduation, please follow this link.


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