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

Spring 2015 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 May 20, 2015, and June 22, 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, June 19, 2015, in order for a degree to be posted for spring 2015. 

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 summer 2015 graduation was Wednesday, April 1, 2015.  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 fall 2015, the last day to apply for graduation is Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

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

If you are planning to finish all of your graduate degree or graduate certificate requirements at the end of fall 2015, the last day to apply for graduation is Thursday, October 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 2015
December 18-19, 2015

Graduate Degree and Certificate Application Period:  1/1/15 - 10/1/15

Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate) Application Period:  1/1/15 - 7/1/15

Degree Candidate Information

Ceremony RSVP (online submission period: 8/17/15 - 11/29/15)

 

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 - 6/1
Spring Application Period: 5/1 - 10/1