Office of the University Registrar

commencement

Questions? Contact us at commencement@uakron.edu.

All communication regarding your degree progress and commencement activities
will be sent to your UA e-mail account.

All financial obligations to The University of Akron must be reconciled prior to degree candidacy, i.e., commencement program notation, ceremony attendance and degree conferral.


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Instructions

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Instructions

Fall 2014 Degree Candidates:
Commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, December 12, 2014, and Saturday, December 13, 2014, at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall and will be streamed live online at www.uakron.edu/live

Fall 2014 Graduates:
Once all degree requirements have been verified as successfully completed and all financial obligations have been verified as reconciled, your degree will be posted and your diploma will be mailed to your DIPLOMA address (or to your HOME address if a DIPLOMA address has not been added).  Diplomas will be mailed routinely between January 5, 2015, and January 26, 2015.  If applicable, communication regarding any outstanding academic and/or financial issues will be sent to your UA email account.  Please note that all outstanding issues must be cleared by Friday, January 23, 2015, in order for a degree to be posted for fall 2014.

If you need an official academic transcript that includes your degree, request it via My Akron (select the Degree Confer Date processing option). Your official academic transcript request will be fulfilled shortly after your degree is posted. 

 Undergraduate Students:
The last day to apply for spring 2015 graduation was Monday, December 1, 2014.  If you missed the deadline, see your College Dean to determine if late application is possible.

If you are planning to finish all of your undergraduate degree (baccalaureate or associate) requirements at the end of summer 2015, the last day to apply for graduation is Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

Graduate Students:
If you are planning to finish all of your graduate degree or graduate certificate requirements at the end of spring 2015, the last day to apply for graduation is Sunday, March 1, 2015.


Summer Commencement 2015
August 15, 2015
Graduate Degree and Certificate Application Period:  9/1/14 - 6/1/15
Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate) Application Period:  9/1/14 - 4/1/15
Degree Candidate Information
Ceremony RSVP (online submission period: 5/11/15 - 7/26/15)
 
Fall Commencement 2014
December 12-13, 2014
Graduate Degree and Certificate Application Period:  1/1/14 - 10/1/14
Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate) Application Period:  1/1/14 - 7/1/14
Degree Candidate Information
Ceremony RSVP (online submission period: 8/18/14 - 11/23/14)
 

Commencement DVD Order
Purchasing Caps and Gowns - Visit the Barnes & Noble Bookstore.
Spring Commencement 2015
May 8-10, 2015
Graduate Degree and Certificate Application Period:  6/1/14 - 3/1/15
Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate) Application Period: 6/1/14 - 12/1/14
Degree Candidate Information
Ceremony RSVP (online submission period: 1/5/15 - 4/19/15)

School of Law Commencement Information
Fall Application Period: 1/1 - 7/1
Spring Application Period: 6/1 - 11/1

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