USU Online Student Handbook | Graduation

For complete instructions, including application deadlines and an online application visit the Registrar's Office - Graduation Information.

How do I apply for graduation?

You must apply for graduation online prior to the semester of the your intended graduation date. The application process must be completed and all fees paid in order to graduate.


When asked in the online application "Where do you want your graduation packet sent," select "Send to On Campus Advisor."

Approximately one month is needed to complete the entire graduation process, however you should plan on at least 4-8 weeks. When notified via email, you will need to pay the graduation fee.

The application process must be completed (including fees paid) by the following dates to receive the discounted fee of $10:

  • Graduating Spring: December 5th
  • Graduating Summer: April 25th
  • Graduating Fall: August 5th

For students who complete the process after the dates posted above, the application fee is $50.

When will I get my diploma?

Your diploma will be mailed to the address given when you applied for graduation. Please make sure this address is correct. Diplomas will be mailed two to three months after your last semester ends. Please note if you wish to receive your diploma cover or your diploma sent via certified mail, contact the Registrar's office.