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 2017 graduation: Dec. 16, 2017
December Commencement ceremonies will be held in the Marano Campus Center.

May graduation: May 12, 2018
May Commencement ceremonies will be held in the Marano Campus Center.
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, 301 Culkin Hall, by the appropriate deadline. 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 2017 graduation:
Dates to apply online: Jan. 1, 2017 to April 1, 2017
Deadline to return Senior Check Forms: May 1, 2017

May 2018 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2017 to Oct. 1, 2017
Deadline to return Senior Check Forms: Dec. 1, 2017

August 2018 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2017 to Feb 2, 2018
Deadline to return Senior Check Forms: April 1, 2018

Please note: Students who miss the deadline or cannot apply online should contact Graduation Services in the Registrar's Office at 315-312-2235 or 301 Culkin Hall.

Graduate students

December 2017 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2017 to Oct. 1, 2017

May 2018 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2017 to February 15, 2018

August 2018 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2017 to February 15, 2018

Please note: Students who miss the deadline or cannot apply online should contact Graduation Services in the Registrar's Office at 315-312-2235 or 301 Culkin Hall.