Applying to Graduate: Deadline OCT. 1, 2019
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 December, or had completed requirements Summer 2019, or will complete requirements January 2020, you should complete the online application to graduate no later than Oct. 1, 2019.
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 Oct. 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 October commencement program if your application is submitted after Oct. 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 Dec. 17, 2019. All financial obligations to the University must be paid in order to receive your degree.
Oct. 1, 2019: Deadline to apply for Dec. 2019 and Jan. 2020 graduation if you intend to participate in Dec. 2019 commencement. (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 Registration at 724.738.2010.
Nov. 7, 2019: Guest ticket distribution kick-off. Attend SGA Bookstore's Graduation Fair, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Smith Student Center Ballroom (3rd floor)
Nov. 11-22, 2019: Commencement Ticket Distribution, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Old Main, Suite 302. 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.
Away from campus?
Nov. 16, 2019: Saturday ticket distribution at Smith Student Center, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dec. 13, 2019: Commencement Rehearsal, 1:30 p.m., Morrow Field House. Participating Graduates are required to attend to pick up your authorization to walk card.