Graduation Dates and Deadlines

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

Undergraduate Deadlines

 

Dec

2018

Apr

2019

June

2019

Aug

2019

Graduation application due Sep 15, 2018 Nov 15, 2018 Feb 15 Apr 15
Deadline to complete
grade changes, challenges,
transfer, special exams, etc.
Nov 21 Mar 29 May 24 July 19
Complete Independent Study
coursework necessary for
graduation (including finals)
Nov 29 Apr 3 May 30 July 25
Graduation Fair - 1st floor of
BYU Store to order cap and
gown (or order online)
NA TBA TBA TBA
Cap and gown - Order
at a discounted rate
see Apr 2019 TBA see Apr see Apr
Cap and gown - Order
at the regular rate
see Apr 2019 TBA see Apr see Apr
Cap and gown - Pre-order
pickup (at BYU Store only)
see Apr 2019 TBA see Apr see Apr
Cap and gown - Regular order
pickup (at BYU Store only)
see Apr 2019 TBA see Apr see Apr
Cap and gown - Return
(at BYU Store only)
see Apr 2019 TBA see Apr see Apr
Official graduation date Dec 20 Apr 25 June 20 Aug 15
Commencement exercises see Apr 2019 Apr 25 see Apr see Apr
College convocations see Apr 2019 Apr 25-26 see Apr see Apr

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.

 

Dec

2018

Apr

2019

June

2019

Aug

2019

Last day for graduate students to apply for
graduation online - Apply for Graduation.
Oct 19 Jan 25 May 3 June 28
Last day for departments to accept a student's
graduation application in AIM (GRADQ, GRADAPP,
and ADV01).
Nov 2 Feb 8 May 17 July 12
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'
Dec 14 Apr 12 June 20 Aug 2
Commencement exercises see Apr Apr 25 see Apr see Apr
College convocations see Apr Apr 25 - 26 see Apr see Apr

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.

All students graduating within the academic year (December, April, June, and August) are invited to participate in April Commencement.