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://www.oswego.edu/myoswego.html)
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 2022 graduation: Dec. 10, 2022

May 2023 graduation: May 13, 2023
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) to complete a Senior Check Form. The Senior Check Form is mandatory for graduation. After applying to graduate, Senior Check Forms can be accessed directly from Degree Works.

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.

August 2022 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2021 to Feb 1, 2022
Deadline to return Senior Check Forms: April 1, 2022

December 2022 graduation:
Dates to apply online: Jan. 1, 2022 to April 1, 2022
Deadline to return Senior Check Forms: May 1, 2022

May 2023 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2022 to Oct. 1, 2022
Deadline to return Senior Check Forms: Dec. 1, 2022

August 2023 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2022 to Feb 1, 2023
Deadline to return Senior Check Forms: April 1, 2023

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

August 2022 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2021 to February 15, 2022

December 2022 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2022 to Oct. 1, 2022

May 2023 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2022 to February 15, 2023

August 2023 graduation:
Dates to apply online: April 1, 2022 to February 15, 2023

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.