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 office by September 20th. While there is no commencement ceremony held in December, you may choose to participate in the May ceremony with approval of the Graduate Director.  

January Graduation:

To be eligible to have your degree conferred with the January date, the completed application must be submitted to the Graduate office by December 17th. While there is no commencement ceremony held in January, you may choose to participate in the ceremony held in May with approval of the Graduate Director.

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 7th with approval of the Graduate Director.

August Graduation:

To be eligible to have your degree conferred with the August date, the completed application must be submitted to the Graduate office by February 7th. While there is no commencement ceremony held in August, you may choose to participate in the ceremony held in May with approval of the Graduate Director.

**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