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:

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

The graduation fee is a mandatory non-refundable $175 fee (a one time per degree level fee) charged to all graduating students that apply for graduation. This fee covers all expenses associated with graduation. All students are charged this University fee regardless of ceremony participation. If the graduation fee is paid after the closing date, a fee of $225 is charged for the late graduation application. This fee is charged to applicants for each degree level: Baccalaureate, Master's, and Doctoral. Fees may be subject to change. Payment can be made in person at the Bursar's Office or online by accessing "My Account" in goStockton. 

Login to your goStockton portal. Go to the Student Services Tab. Select Degree Works Evaluation in the Student Tools box. You may also 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

The deadline to Apply to Walk was April 6, 2023.

 **All students enrolled in Fall classes will defer their commencement ceremony to  Spring 2024.**