Plan to have all degree requirements completed by August 31, 2020? Applications now being accepted for the 2019-2020 graduation cycle! Check your  degree guide to account for all outstanding courses before applying!
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.
  • A candidacy letter and 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 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 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)

Degree Posting Dates

For the 2019-2020 graduation cycle, degrees will be posted on:
   December 31, 2019   
                    May 4, 2020 (REVISED)
August 31, 2020
  • 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 16th for August 31st Posting.