Graduation Dates and Deadlines

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

Undergraduate Deadlines


December

2017

April

2018

June

2018

August

2018

Graduation application due           Sep 15, 2017 Nov 15, 2017 Feb 15, 2018 Apr 15, 2018

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

Nov 22  Mar 30 May 25 Jul 20

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

Nov 30 Apr 4 May 31 Jul 26

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

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Cap and gown - Order
at a discounted rate

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Cap and gown - Order
at the regular rate

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

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

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Cap and gown - Return (at BYU
Store only)

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Official graduation date Dec 21, 2017
Apr 26 June 21 Aug 16
Commencement exercises Apr 26, 2018 Apr 26 see Aug
Aug 16
College convocations Apr 27, 2018 Apr 27 see Aug
Aug 17


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

2017

Apr

2018

Jun

2018

Aug

2018

Last day for graduate students to apply for

graduation online in AIM.

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

Oct 20 Jan 26 May 4 Jun 29

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

Nov 3 Feb 9 May 18 Jul 13

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 15 Apr 13 Jun 21 Aug 3
Commencement exercises Apr 26, 2018 Apr 26
see Aug Aug 16
College convocations Apr 27, 2018 Apr 27
see Aug Aug 17

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.