Commencement

Commencement

Alumni & Family

Upcoming Deadlines

Tuesday, December 9 - Sunday, January 11 Early Term Start Courses (formerly known as Winter Intersession)
Monday, January 12 Full Term 16-week Courses begin

Monday, January 19

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes held)
Monday, January 26 Last day to add or drop a Full Term 16-week course

Monday, March 2-

Sunday, March 8

Spring Break (no classes held)
Tuesday, March 17 Last day to withdraw from a Full Term 16-week course
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Full Calendar

Pennsylvania Residency

  • Pennsylvania Residency

    • Under Pennsylvania state law, a student is classified either as a resident of Pennsylvania or a nonresident. The term "Pennsylvania resident" for tuition purposes may differ from other definitions of Pennsylvania residency.

Veteran's Affairs Benefits

  • VA Benefits

    • All eligible veterans must apply for benefits through the Office of The University Registrar when they are admitted to the University and at the beginning of each subsequent semester.

Graduation Information

  • Apply for Graduation

    • In the junior year of an undergraduate program, or when 80 semester hours have been completed, students should begin an ongoing graduation check with their academic advisors in order to determine that they are meeting the university, college, departmental, and program requirements for their degree and for graduation.
  • Diploma Ordering

    • Approximately six to eight weeks after the date of degree conferral, diplomas are mailed to the permanent address listed in the Self-Service Banner (SSB). Addresses may be viewed and changed online through SSB.

Transcript Requests

  • Transcript Request

    • A transcript is the official statement of your academic history at the University and bears the seal and signature of the Registrar. It is printed on secure paper to prevent unauthorized alteration or duplication.

Degree and Enrollment Verification

  • Degree and Enrollment Verification

    • Enrollment verification provides information regarding a student's enrollment status (full-time or part-time), dates of attendance, degrees sought or awarded, and program of study. This service is provided free of charge to students.