Applying to graduate

All students, undergraduate and graduate, must apply to graduate in order to receive their degree. Applying on time will avoid possible graduation problems and ensure your name is printed in the commencement program.

Apply online on the Student Records tab in myOswego:

Sign in to myOswego (http://myoswego.oswego.edu)
Click on the "Student Records" tab
Click on "Apply for Graduation"
Follow the on-screen instructions.

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Commencement/graduation ceremony information (caps and gowns, tickets, seating, etc.)

December 2020 graduation: Dec. 12, 2020
December Commencement ceremonies - TBA

May 2021 graduation: May 15, 2021
May Commencement ceremonies - TBA
Do not apply for May graduation if you have coursework to complete during the summer; apply for August.

August graduation: No separate ceremony
Students who file for August graduation are automatically included in and invited to participate in the May ceremony.

Undergraduate students
Undergraduate students must meet with their advisor for each of their major(s) and minor(s) and complete a Senior Check Form to be submitted to Graduation Services in the Registrar's Office by email to registrar@oswego.edu. The Senior Check Form is mandatory for graduation. After applying to graduate, Senior Check Forms can be downloaded directly from Degree Works. Do not submit Senior Check Forms prior to applying to graduate.

If needed, undergraduate students can request changes to their majors/minors via the "Request Declaration/Change of Major/Minor" link on the Student Records tab in myOswego.

December 2020 graduation:
Dates to apply online: Jan. 1, 2020 to April 1, 2020
Deadline to return Senior Check Forms: May 1, 2020

May 2021 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2020 to Oct. 1, 2020
Deadline to return Senior Check Forms: Dec. 1, 2020

August 2021 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2020 to Feb 2, 2021
Deadline to return Senior Check Forms: April 1, 2021

Please note: Students who miss the deadline or cannot apply online should email the Registrar's Office at registrar@oswego.edu via their Oswego email and include their name and student ID.

Graduate students

December 2020 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2020 to Oct. 1, 2020

May 2021 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2020 to February 15, 2021

August 2021 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2020 to February 15, 2021

Please note: Students who miss the deadline or cannot apply online should email the Registrar's Office at registrar@oswego.edu via their Oswego email and include their name and student ID.