Applying to Graduate: Deadline MARCH 1, 2016
Graduating is not automatic. You must apply to graduate. There is no graduation fee.
All Slippery Rock University graduates must apply to graduate even if you do not plan to participate in the Commencement ceremony. If you will complete your degree requirements in May, you should complete the online application to graduate no later than March 1, 2016.
How to apply online:
- access the MySRU portal,
- choose the student self-service tab,
- select Banner self-service,
- select Student,
- select Student Records,
- select Apply to Graduate, then follow the instructions.
After March 1, you must apply in person with Academic Records at 107 Old Main. The University cannot guarantee guest tickets or that your name will be included in the May commencement program if your application is submitted after March 1.
Diplomas will be mailed to the student's permanent address on file which is specified during the online graduation application process. Diplomas are mailed within five to seven weeks following degree conferral. Degree requirement must be completed by May 10, 2016. All financial obligations to the University must be paid in order to receive your degree.
March 1, 2016: Deadline to apply for Spring 2016 graduation (Note: If you apply after this date, you are not guaranteed commencement tickets or that your name will appear in the program). Application questions should be directed to the Office of Academic Records and Summer School at 724.738.2010.
April 5, 2016: Attend SGA Bookstore's Graduation Fair, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Smith Student Center Ballroom (3rd floor)
April 11-20, 2016: Commencement Ticket Distribution, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Old Main, Suite 201. If you do not pick-up your tickets during this period, you are not guaranteed tickets. You must have ID to pick up your tickets.
April 9, 2016: Special Saturday ticket distribution at Smith Student Center, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
May 6, 2016: Commencement Rehearsal, 1:30 p.m., Morrow Field House.
Participating Graduates are required to attend to pick up your authorization to walk card.
May 6, 2016: Graduate student Commencement Ceremony, 7 p.m., Morrow Field House.
(All candidates for master's and doctorate degrees)
May 7, 2016: Commencement Ceremony, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Morrow Field House
Note: Graduate and guest reception immediately following the ceremony in the ballroom at Smith Student Center.