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A guide for students planning to graduate from the College of Arts and Sciences

The following information will assist you in planning for graduation.
It's never too early to think ahead toward your graduation!

Freshman Year

  • Begin working on MAPS and Core Curriculum requirements.
  • Meet with your Primary Adviser at the recommended times to review your progress.
  • Keep your address current with the Registrar's Office.
  • If you are interested in the four-year guarantee, you will need to pay close attention to the guidelines throughout your four years to make sure you are meeting all the requirements.

Sophomore Year

  • Complete any remaining MAPS requirements as soon as possible.
  • Take additional courses toward Core Curriculum and your major requirements.
  • Keep your address current with the Registrar's Office.
  • Meet with your Primary Adviser if you have questions or difficulties, as well as during pre-registration to plan your schedule for the following semester.

Junior Year

  • Major must be declared by the time 60 credit hours have been completed toward graduation.
  • Meet with your Primary Adviser to plan out coursework for your major and your remaining college requirements.
  • Keep your address current with the Registrar's Office.
  • Contact your Primary Adviser if you have questions or difficulties, are thinking of changing your major, working toward a double major, or making other changes in your degree plans.

Senior Year

  • Meet with your Primary Adviser and complete graduation materials at lease one semester before your planned graduation date.
  • After meeting with your advisor, turn your completed graduation packet in to the Academic Advising Center Main Office, Woodbury 109.
  • Obtain a receipt for your graduation packet and keep the receipt with your copies of your graduation materials.
  • Keep your address current with the Registrar's office, and with your Primary Adviser.
  • Be sure to read and keep any materials sent to you concerning graduation.
  • The Commencement Office will send out information via e-mail about cap and gown rental, announcements, and the graduation ceremony approximately six weeks before graduation.
  • Stay in contact with your Primary Adviser concerning your requirements and your progress toward graduation.

 

Please visit these web sites for additional information on requirements, advising and graduation: