Graduation Dates and Deadlines

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

Undergraduate Deadlines

  June
2018
Aug
2018

Dec
2018

Apr
2019
Graduation application due Feb 15, 2018 Apr 15, 2018 Sep 15, 2018 Nov 15, 2018
Deadline to complete
grade changes, challenges,
transfer, special exams, etc.
May 25 Jul 20 Nov 21 Mar 29
Complete Independent Study
coursework necessary for
graduation (including finals)
May 31 Jul 26 Nov 29 Apr 3
Graduation Fair - 1st floor of
BYU Store to order cap and
gown (or order online)
NA NA NA TBA
Cap and gown - Order
at a discounted rate
see Aug May 23-Jul 13 see Apr 2019 TBA
Cap and gown - Order
at the regular rate
see Aug Jul 14-Jul 27 see Apr 2019 TBA
Cap and gown - Pre-order
pickup (at BYU Store only)
see Aug

Tuesday, Aug 14

8am-6pm

see Apr 2019 TBA
Cap and gown - Regular order
pickup (at BYU Store only)
see Aug

Aug 15-17

8am-6pm

see Apr 2019 TBA
Cap and gown - Return
(at BYU Store only)
see Aug

Friday, Aug 17

8am-6pm

Saturday, Aug 18

10am-12pm

see Apr 2019 TBA
Official graduation date June 21 Aug 16 Dec 20 Apr 25
Commencement exercises see Aug Aug 16 see Apr 2019 Apr 25
College convocations see Aug Aug 17 see Apr 2019 Apr 26

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.

  Jun
2018
Aug
2018
Dec
2018
Apr
2019
Last day for graduate students to apply for
graduation online - Apply for Graduation.
May 4 Jun 29 Oct 19 Jan 25
Last day for departments to accept a student's
graduation application in AIM (GRADQ, GRADAPP,
and ADV01).
May 18 Jul 13 Nov 2 Feb 8
Items that must be completed by final deadline:
  • 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'
Jun 21 Aug 3 Dec 14 Apr 12
Commencement exercises see Aug Aug 16 see Apr Apr 25
College convocations see Aug Aug 17 see Apr Apr 26

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.