Planning to graduate in May 2017?
April 1, 2017 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.
Special Note: Students are required to be registered during the term in which they plan to graduate. Students who plan to graduate in August must be registered for one of the summer terms. Students can register for either a zero hour of research or thesis or GRD 699. Students who expect to complete degree requirements in the January Interim must register for the January Interim and register for GRD 699 in the Spring semester. Contact the Graduate School for information on registering for GRD 699.
Deadlines for graduating in May 2017:
Last date to apply for graduation, April 1, 2017.
Complete & submit thesis by April 29, 2016.
Comprehensive Assessment Results are due in the Graduate School by April 29, 2017.
Deadlines for graduating in August 2017:
Last date to apply for graduation, July 1, 2017.
Complete & submit thesis by July 31, 2017.
Comprehensive Assessment Results are due in the Graduate School by July 31, 2017.
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 for the May 2017 commencement is March 26, 2017.
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)
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. They will respond to you as soon as possible.