Commencement Info
graduation FAQ
Graduation FAQ
graduation checklist
Graduation Checklist

degree requirements
Degree Requirements
Please check your degree guide to account for all outstanding courses before applying!
Graduation Application (Login Required)
Application Deadlines:
November 15, 2021 for May 1, 2022 posting
March 15, 2022 for August 31, 2022 posting
Applications received after the deadline will be charged a late fee. 
You must apply for graduation even if you do not plan on walking in a ceremony

Submitting the Application

  • Students should review their InsideCBU degree guide on a regular basis to evaluate progress toward graduation.
  • Students should submit an application for graduation if they will complete all degree requirements by August 31st
  • Graduation Applications must be submitted by the application deadline or the student will be assessed a Late Graduation Application fee due at the time of application.
  • Applications received after the degree posting date will be required to apply for the next eligible degree date.
  • An official graduation evaluation will be sent to your LancerMail account when your graduation application has been reviewed. If you have questions about the status of your graduation application please contact the Office of the University Registrar.

Graduation Honors

Honors are awarded to baccalaureate degree students according to the following cumulative grade point average: 
         3.50 - 3.69: Cum Laude

         3.70 - 3.89: Magna Cum Laude

         3.90 - 4.00: Summa Cum Laude

Honors are awarded to associate degree students according to the following cumulative grade point average: 
         3.50 - 3.69: Honors

         3.70 - 3.89: High Honors

         3.90 - 4.00: Highest Honors
Honors announced at the undergraduate commencement are determined by the student's cumulative grade point average at the completion of the previous semester. Degrees and honors awarded in the ceremony are conditional upon completion of all course requirements in accordance with university policies. Postbaccalaureate students (Graduate and Second Major only) are not eligible for graduation honors. (University Catalog)

2021-2022 Degree Posting Dates

    December 31, 2021    
     May 1, 2022
     August 31, 2022
  • All degree requirements must be met prior to the posting date.
  • Degrees completed between posting dates will be posted at the next scheduled date.
  • Once the degree is posted, no changes will be made to the transcript. (University Catalog)
  • Avoid a late application fee. Applications are due as follows;
    1. July 15th for December 31st Posting.
    2. November 15th for May 1st Posting.
    3. March 15th for August 31st Posting.


Graduation Application Fee - Undergraduate Degree $175 
Graduation Application Fee - Master’s Degree $250
Graduation Application Fee - Doctoral Degree $750
Late Graduation Application Fee - Main Campus $200
Late Graduation Application Fee - OPS $50
Re-application for Graduation Fee $50
Duplicate Diploma Fee $50