COMMENCEMENT INFORMATION

Questions? Contact us at graduation@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


For Fall 2016 degree candidates:

A final audit of your academic record and student financial account will be conducted on or after Monday, January 2, 2017. After 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. If we do not have a diploma address for you at the time of mailing, your diploma will be mailed to your HOME address. To ensure that your diploma is mailed to the correct address, make any necessary corrections to your DIPLOMA (and/or home) address via My Akron by Friday, December 30, 2016.

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 27, 2017, in order for a degree to be posted for fall 2016.

Details on the process for requesting both official and unofficial transcripts can be found on the University Registrar's transcript website.



Spring 2017 Degree Candidates

June 1, 2016 - April 1, 2017
Graduate Degree and Certificate
Application Period

June 1, 2016 - December 1, 2016
Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate)
Degree Application Period

SPRING 2017 COMMENCEMENT
May 12-14, 2017

Degree Candidate Information

December 23, 2016 - April 30, 2017
Ceremony RSVP Submission Period

Summer 2017 Degree Candidates

September 1, 2016 - July 1, 2017
Graduate Degree and Certificate
Application Period

September 1, 2016 - April 1, 2017
Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate)
Degree Application Period



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Fall 2017 Degree Candidates

September 1, 2016 - July 1, 2017
Graduate Degree and Certificate
Application Period

September 1, 2016 - April 1, 2017
Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate)
Degree Application Period


FALL 2016 COMMENCEMENT
December 16-17, 2016

Degree Candidate Information

August 22, 2016 - December 4, 2016
Ceremony RSVP Submission Period


School of Law Commencement

Deadlines and details

Fall Application Period: 1/1 - 5/1

Spring Application Period: 5/1 - 10/1