Graduation Dates and Deadlines

If you do not turn in applications/forms by these deadlines, please contact your college advisement center.

Undergraduate Deadlines


December

2016

 April

2017

June

2017

August

2017

Graduation application due           Sep 15, 2016 Nov 15, 2016 Feb 15, 2017 Apr 15, 2017

Deadline to complete
grade changes, challenges,
transfer, special exams, etc.

Nov 18 Mar 31 May 26 July 21

Complete Independent Study
coursework necessary for
graduation (including final exam)

Nov 23 Apr 5 Jun 1 July 27

Graduation Fair - 1st floor of
BYU Store to order cap and
gown (or order online)

Feb 28 + Mar 1
Feb 28 + Mar 1
TBA TBA

Cap and gown - Order
at a discounted rate

Feb 1 - Mar 6
Feb 1 - Mar 6
TBA TBA

Cap and gown - Order
at the regular rate

 Mar 7 - Apr 14
Mar 7 - Apr 14
TBA TBA

Cap and gown - Pre-order
pickup (at BYU Store only)

Apr 25
Apr 25
TBA TBA

Cap and gown - Regular order
pickup (at BYU Store only)

Apr 26 - 28
Apr 26 - 28
TBA TBA

Cap and gown - Return (at BYU
Store only)

Apr 28
Apr 28
TBA TBA
Official graduation date Dec 15 Apr 27 Jun 22 Aug 17
Commencement exercises Apr 27, 2017 Apr 27 Aug 17 Aug 17
College convocations Apr 28, 2017 Apr 28 Aug 18 Aug 18


Graduate Deadlines

Students who miss the graduation deadlines for any given semester must register for at least 2 hours (preferably project, thesis, dissertation, or internship credit) or pay the equivalent minumum registration fee and will graduate the following semester.

All graduation applications are submitted online.

Note:  Departments and colleges may have deadlines earlier than those listed below.  Check with your graduate coordinator.


December

2016

April

2017

June

2017

August

2017

Last day for graduate students to apply for

graduation online in AIM.

Go to byu.edu - myBYU - School - Apply for Graduation.

Oct 21 Jan 27 May 5 Jun 30

Last day for departments to accept a student's graduation
application in AIM (GRADQ, GRADAPP, and ADV01).

Nov 4 Feb 10 May 19 Jul 14

Items that must be completed by final deadline to include:

  • Schedule a final oral exam
  • Hold a final oral exam; complete qualifications;
    obtain committee approvals/signatures
  • Submit dissertation or thesis to college dean
    for review and approval signature on ADV8d
  • Submit dissertation or thesis PDF for approvals
    on ETD site (department and college approvals)
  • Take ADV Form 8d to Graduate Studies (105 FPH)
    once the ETD status shows 'Grad Office Review'
Dec 14 Apr 14 Jun 22 Aug 4
Commencement exercises Apr 27, 2017 Apr 27 Aug 17 Aug 17
College convocations Apr 28, 2017 Apr 28 Aug 18 Aug 18

All students in dissertation or thesis programs must use ADV Form 8c to schedule the final oral examination at least two weeks before the exam. Final examinations may not be held during the interim period between semesters or terms.

December graduates are invited to participate in April graduation exercises.

June graduates are invited to participate in August graduation exercises.