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Graduation services

Fees

  • There is a $50 fee associated with each application
  • Late applications are accepted up to one month after initial deadline for the spring and fall terms only. There is an additional $30 late fee for late applications.

Graduation application deadlines - 2014

  • Spring: Feb. 17, 2014 
  • Summer: Jun. 16, 2014
  • Fall: Oct. 15, 2014

Students must apply by appropriate deadlines and pay associated fees.

Spring 2014 graduation documentation deadlines

**Other offices will post deadlines for the general student populace. However, if you are a student who is currently up for graduation, these are the deadlines to which you must adhere.**

Undergraduate degree/Certificate candidates:

  • Feb. 17, 2014 – Applications for Graduation DUE by 11:59pm
  • Mar. 17, 2014 – Change of Majors & Admission Applications for Fall 2013 graduation applicants DUE by 5pm
  • Apr. 23, 2014 – Petitions, Memos, & Advisor Approvals DUE by 5pm
  • Apr. 23, 2014 – All Test Scores (i.e. CLEP, Library Skills Competency, etc.) DUE by 5pm
  • May 5, 2014 – Official transcripts from other institutions and any changes that would have an affect on UAF transcripts DUE by 5pm
    (Including coursework that you recently completed or are currently enrolled in that has not been transferred to UAF)
  • May 14, 2014 – Change of Grade (including Incomplete or Deferred) DUE by 5pm
  • May 14, 2014 – Grades DUE by noon (12pm)



Graduate degree candidates:

  • Oct. 15, 2013 (the semester before you graduate ) – Advancement to Candidacy DUE (to Graduate School) by 5pm
  • Feb. 17, 2014 – Applications for Graduation DUE (to OAR) by 11:59pm
  • Apr. 7, 2014 – Thesis (Post-Defense Copy) DUE (to Graduate School) by 5pm
  • Apr. 24, 2014 – Graduate Reports DUE (to Graduate School) by 5pm
    (These include, but are not limited to: Report on Comprehensive Exams, Research Tool or Language, Project Defense, Thesis Defense, Graduate Petition Form)
  • May 5, 2014 – Official transcripts from other institutions and any changes that would have an affect on UAF transcripts DUE (to OAR) by 5pm
    (Including coursework that you recently completed or are currently enrolled in that has not been transferred to UAF)
  • Other Graduate School dates and deadlines
  • May 14, 2014 – Change of Grade (including Incomplete or Deferred) DUE by 5pm
  • May 14, 2014 – Grades DUE by 12pm


     

Other information

  • Spring commencement and webcast:  
    Please visit the Commencement website. The commencement ceremony may be webcast. Information will be posted on the Commencement website once available.
  • Ordering graduation cap, gown & invitations:
    Please visit the UAF Bookstore website

Commencement

Spring Commencement Ceremony for Class of 2014

For more information, please visit the 2014 Commencement website.

Important dates, times, & locations for graduates:

  • Rehearsal for Commencement (mandatory):
    Saturday, May 10, 10:30am, Carlson Center
  • Commencement Ceremony:
    Sunday, May 11, 12pm, Carlson Center

Remember to RSVP to Commencement by April 25, 2014.
-Note: Graduation Services does not coordinate attendance for site-campus ceremonies; please contact your site-campus directly for more information.

Regalia (i.e.cap and gown) can be ordered through the UAF campus bookstore.


Graduation forms

Graduate students please visit the Graduate School's forms web page

Policies, procedures and information


Graduation Services does not provide advising.

Please work with your advisor and use DegreeWorks, to determine if you are ready for graduation.

DegreeWorks is UAF's online undergraduate graduation tool and degree audit. It provides information on your undergraduate degree requirements and helps you plan your remaining semesters at UAF. Work closely with your advisor to discuss graduation requirements and course selection.

Questions or discrepancies regarding your remaining degree requirements listed in DegreeWorks should be addressed with your advisor.

Stay on Track!  Find out how to finish your degree on time


Contact us

Graduation Services is part of the Office of Admissions and the Registrar:

907-474-7500 
graduation@uaf.edu
First Floor, Signer's Hall
 

NOTE: All questions regarding remaining requirements should be discussed with your academic advisor or your department.

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