On-Campus degree seeking undergraduates will now be able to apply for graduation through PASS. Students will become eligible to apply after earning at least 90 credits. The Registrar's Office will make students eligible to apply and then the application will become available in the Task tile on the PASS Student Homepage.
Please allow a week after grade processing for the applications to be assigned. If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar's Office.
1. Login into
2. On the PASS Student Homepage, click on the Task Tile.
3. Click on the Application for Graduation task.
4. Read Step 1 - Launch
NOTE: The progress bar is to the left. The step that you are on will be shaded green and the arrow will be pointing to the right. Read the instructions and click Mark As Read.
5. Then click Next
6. Click on "Apply for Graduation". If you have more than one major in two colleges, you will see two links and will have two Apply for Graduation steps. You will apply for one college program at a time, so click on one of the two links.
IMPORTANT: Please look at this page carefully. Your declared majors, minors and emphases are listed. If anything needs to be added, changed or dropped, please click Exit in the upper-left corner and contact the Registrar's Office.
7. Select the applicable Expected Graduation Term from the Dropdown. More than one term may be open, but if you are in two colleges, apply for the same term.
Here is the term availability schedule:
Term Begin End
Fall September 1st of Prior Year End of Term
Spring January 1st of Prior Year End of Term
Summer January 1st of Prior Year End of Term
NOTE: If you are applying after Countdown to Commencement, you
are not guaranteed to be in the Commencement program.
8. Once the term is selected, click Continue.
9. You may click Select Different Term at this time to go back and choose a different term from the previous step. (There is no need to select a different program.)
If you don't need to change your term, click Submit Application.
10. You will get a confirmation step, but there are more steps to the application. Click Next.
IMPORTANT - It is very important continue all the way to the finish. Note completing will delay the processing of your application.
11. Add a diploma/degree name, even if it is the same as your primary and/or preferred name. This will be how your name will appear on your diploma. Click the + sign.
12. An Add Name pop-up will appear. Fill in your diploma name (which is the degree name type in PASS), double check your spelling, and Save. NOTE: Prefix does not print on the diploma.
13. You will now have a Degree Name Type, which will appear on your diploma. Click Confirm, then Next.
14. Add a diploma address by clicking the button Add Diploma Address, even if it is the same as your home or mailing address.
15. An Add Address pop-up will appear. Enter the address where you want your diploma sent. If your address is already present in another address type, you may copy that over by clicking "Copy From", then select the correct address from the Select Address pop-up, otherwise, fill in the appropriate address and Save.
16. Review the diploma address. To edit, click on it, make changes and Save. When correct, click Confirm then Next.
17. Fill in your hometown. By default, the city and state from your home address will fill in. You may edit this hometown. If you do not want your hometown listed in the commencement program, write "Do Not List" in the field. Click Save. Then click Next.
18. You have reached the last step. Click Submit to complete the application.
If you have changes to any of your degree information, including college, major, minor, emphasis, and degree name, address or hometown from now until commencement, please contact the Registrar's Office at 608-342-1321.