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Apply to Graduate

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In order to apply for graduation, students must use the online application in Campus Connect by the deadline date. Please be aware that submitting this online application does not guarantee that a degree will be granted from DePaul University.

Be sure to review your Degree Progress Report with an Academic Advisor, ensure you are on track to complete the requirements and verify your completion term.

Follow these Steps to Successfully Apply for Graduation:
  1. ​To begin the application for graduation process online, go to Campus Connect ​> Academic Progress > Apply for Graduation.
  2. Review the information and ensure that your diploma address is accurate.
  3. Select your academic program and the term you plan to graduate.
  4. Continue through the application until submitted.
  5. Once you have applied for graduation, you will receive an email with instructions on how to RSVP for commencement and purchase cap and gown.​

Deadline Dates

For undergraduate and graduate students:
​Fall Quarter
​October 1
​Winter Quarter
​January 15
​Spring Quarter
​February 1
​Summer Sessions*
​July 15

For College of Law students:
​Fall Semester
​October 1
​Spring Semester
​February 1
​Summer Semester​
​June 1
Participating in the commencement ceremony is optional and does not equate to degree completion. In some cases, students may be eligible to walk in the ceremony before completing all academic requirements. It is a student's responsibility to review their Degree Progress Report to ensure they are on track to complete the requirements and verify their completion term. Students may apply for degree conferral in Campus Connect; please be aware that submitting an online application does not guarantee a degree will be granted from DePaul University.