Graduation Information

Yes, it is the student’s responsibility to apply for graduation for the term that it is anticipated that all graduation requirements will be met. Apply online in goStockton.  From the Student Services tab, click on Apply to Graduate in the Registration Tools box.

The application must be submitted at the beginning of the term in which you plan to complete your graduation requirements. Please obtain, complete, and submit your application by:

Special Note: the application deadline for Spring 2021 is February 8th.

October 1st for Fall Term
February 1st for Spring Term
June 15th for Summer Term

Yes, the graduation fee is a non-refundable $165 fee and will be billed to your account within 5 business days. Payment can be made in person at the Bursar's Office or online by accessing "My Account" in goStockton.  For applications submitted after the filing deadlines you will be charged the $225 non-refundable graduation late fee. (Fees may be subject to change.)

Contact your preceptor or the Office of Academic Advising.

Yes, your application needs to be reactivated at the beginning of the term in which you plan to complete your degree requirements.

The Office of Event Services and Campus Center Operations coordinates Commencement regalia and ticket distribution.  For more information please visit their website at

I am asking for permission to participate in the Commencement Ceremony only; I am not completing my degree requirements for this term.

Permission to "Walk Only" Form

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Approval is based on space availability. All applications will be reviewed after the final deadline to file the Spring 2021 graduation application (April 8th). Notifications will be sent via email after April 8th.