Graduation

Planning to graduate in May 2016?

April 1, 2016 is the last day to apply online through Webster or with the paper application for graduation. After April 1, no graduation applications will be accepted.

Important Deadlines!

Deadlines for graduating in May 2016:

Last day to apply for graduation, April 1, 2016.

Complete & submit thesis by April 30, 2016.

Comprehensive Assessment Results are due in the Graduate School by April 30, 2016.

Deadlines for graduating in August 2016:

Last date to apply for graduation, July 1, 2016. 

Complete & submit thesis by August 1, 2016.

Comprehensive Assessment Results are due in the Graduate School by August 1, 2016.

Check the complete schedule of important dates and deadlines for degree and certificate completion for all graduation cycles. Download Important Dates Schedule (pdf)

Ordering Commencement Regalia

All graduate students participating in Commencement must rent their academic regalia (gown and hood). The rental will include a cap and keepsake tassel which are yours to keep following graduation.  You will not be able to use a cap, gown, or hood used by friends in other Commencements nor allowed to use regalia purchased from sources outside of Bradley University.  Please remember the academic regalia is a rental and must be returned after Commencement.

You may order your academic regalia by visiting the Bradley Bookstore or Herff Jones

The last date to order your academic regalia is Tuesday, April 26, 2016

For specific details concerning the rental of your academic regalia please see, Ordering and Picking up Your Academic Regalia

Information about Commencement

For information about the commencement ceremony, please see the Graduate School Commencement page.

For answers to commonly asked questions about receiving your diploma and Commencement click here.

Graduate Application for Graduation (Includes Commencement Participation Information)

Go to the Application for Graduation>>

Apply for Graduation on line through Webster>>

Students who will complete their course of study and wish to graduate must complete the Graduate Application for Graduation.

Application for Certificate Completion

Go to the Application for Certificate Completion >>

Students who will complete the required course of study for a certificate must complete the Application for Certificate Completion and submit it to the Graduate School (200 Bradley Hall).  Students cannot apply for certificate completion online at this time.

Graduate Concentration Completion Form

Go to the Graduate Concentration Completion Form>>

Students who will complete the required courses for a concentration within their program must complete the Graduate Concentration Completion Form, obtain their Graduate Coordinator's signature, and submit the form to the Graduate School (200 Bradley Hall).  Students cannot apply for concentration completion online at this time.

Contact the Graduation Staff

You can contact the Graduate School graduation/commencement staff directly by sending an email to gsgraduation@fsmail.bradley.edu.  They will respond to you as soon as possible.