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University Registrar

office of the registrar

business hours

Monday - Thursday: 8am to 5pm (PST) Friday: 9am to 5pm (PST)

Term-By-Term Steps to Graduate - Undergraduate

Two Terms Before Your Graduation Term

Friday, Week 2 of the term: Apply to graduate no later than Friday of week two.Contact your faculty advisor to schedule a meeting during week 6 of the term to review your DegreeWorks audit and plan your registration for the next term so that you remain on track to graduate. Confirm that you will be ready to apply to graduate in the following term.

Graduate Students - For more information on Exit Options within the Graduate Programs, use this link: http://www.wou.edu/graduate/forms-exit-option-information/

The Term Before You Graduate

Contact your faculty advisor to schedule a meeting during week 6 of the term to plan for your registration for the next term. Review your DegreeWorks worksheet in detail to determine if you will be able to meet your graduation requirements with your upcoming term's registration.NOTE: Based on your conversation in the previous term, you and your advisor should be confident that you will graduate as planned. Friday week 8: The Registrar’s Office will send you an email to confirm if you are projected to be able to graduate at the end of the NEXT TERM. If it says you will not graduate in the next term, see your faculty advisor IMMEDIATELY.

Graduate Students - For more information on Exit Options within the Graduate Programs, use this link: http://www.wou.edu/graduate/forms-exit-option-information/

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.

Register

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.

Commencement

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.

IMPORTANT DATES / DEADLINES

July 7   
Registrar's office will be closed from 11:30 to 5:00 for SOAR
Every Friday   
Registrar's Office Closed from 8am-9am

Jun 26   
Summer term begins
Jun 26   
Last day to waitlist for the 10 week, 6 week, and first 4 week sessions
Jun 28   
Last day to drop with a refund for the first 4 week session
Jun 29   
Last day to register for the 10 week, 6 week, and first 4 week sessions
Jun 29   
Last day to drop with a refund for the 10 week and 6 week sessions
Jun 30   
Last day to pay fees without a late fee for the 10 week, 6 week, and first 4 week sessions

July 4   
Independence Day Holiday
July 5   
Last day to drop a course for the first 4 week session
July 7   
Registrar's office will be closed from 11:30 to 5:00 for SOAR
July 10   
Last day to drop a course for the 6 week session
July 12   
Last day to withdraw from a course for the first 4 week session
July 17   
Web grading available for the first 4 week session
July 19   
Last day to drop a course for the 10 week session
July 21   
Last day to withdraw from a course for the 6 week session
July 21   
First 4 week session ends
July 24   
Second 4 week session begins
July 24   
Last day to waitlist for the second 4 week session
July 25   
Grades due for the first 4 week session
July 26   
Last day to drop with a refund for the second 4 week session
July 27   
Last day to register for the second 4 week session
July 28   
Last day to pay fees without a late fee for the second 4 week session
July 31   
Web grading available for the 6 week session

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