Application for Graduate Graduation

Candidates for Master or Doctoral degrees must complete and submit this form. If you are applying for 2 degrees, two applications are required.

December Graduation:

To be eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony and have your name/thesis information listed in the commencement program, the completed application must be submitted to the Graduate College by September 17th.

**January Graduation:

To be eligible to have your degree conferred with the January date, the completed application must be submitted to the Graduate College by October 15th. While there is no commencement ceremony held in January, you may choose to participate in the ceremony held in May or December with approval of the Graduate Dean.

May Graduation:

To be eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony and have your name/thesis information listed in the commencement program, the completed application must be submitted to the Graduate College by February 11th.

**August Graduation:

To be eligible to have your degree conferred with the August date, the completed application must be submitted to the Graduate College by May 6th. While there is no commencement ceremony held in August, you may choose to participate in the ceremony held in May or December with approval of the Graduate Dean.

**Please keep in mind if you plan to participate in a ceremony (e.g., May) but will be graduating on a different date (e.g., August) you must follow the application submission deadline for the date of the ceremony.

Contact Us

Any questions concerning commencement and graduation can be directed to graduation@esu.edu or (570) 422-2815.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall
Phone:
(570) 422-2861
Fax:
(570) 422-2849 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Assistant Registrar/Graduation Services, Student Enrollment Center
Name
Milagros Casillas