Planning to graduate in August 2016?
July 1, 2016 is the last day to apply online through Webster or with the paper application for graduation. After July 1, no graduation applications will be accepted.
Deadlines for graduating in August 2016:
Last date to apply for graduation, July 1, 2016.
Complete & submit thesis by August 1, 2016.
Comprehensive Assessment Results are due in the Graduate School by August 1, 2016.
Deadlines for graduating in December 2016:
Last date to apply for graduation, November 4, 2016.
Complete & submit thesis by December 3, 2016.
Comprehensive Assessment Results are due in the Graduate School by December 3, 2016.
Check the complete schedule of important dates and deadlines for degree and certificate completion for all graduation cycles. Download Important Dates Schedule (pdf)
Ordering Commencement Regalia
All graduate students participating in Commencement must rent their academic regalia (gown and hood). The rental will include a cap and keepsake tassel which are yours to keep following graduation. You will not be able to use a cap, gown, or hood used by friends in other Commencements nor allowed to use regalia purchased from sources outside of Bradley University. Please remember the academic regalia is a rental and must be returned after Commencement.
You may order your academic regalia by visiting the Bradley Bookstore or Herff Jones.
The last date to order your academic regalia for the December 2016 commencement is Monday, November 28, 2016.
For specific details concerning the rental of your academic regalia please see, Ordering and Picking up Your Academic Regalia.
Information about Commencement
For information about the commencement ceremony, please see the Graduate School Commencement page.
For answers to commonly asked questions about receiving your diploma and Commencement click here.
Graduate Application for Graduation (Includes Commencement Participation Information)
Application for Certificate Completion
Students who will complete the required course of study for a certificate must complete the Application for Certificate Completion and submit it to the Graduate School (200 Bradley Hall). Students cannot apply for certificate completion online at this time.
Graduate Concentration Completion Form
Students who will complete the required courses for a concentration within their program must complete the Graduate Concentration Completion Form, obtain their Graduate Coordinator's signature, and submit the form to the Graduate School (200 Bradley Hall). Students cannot apply for concentration completion online at this time.
Contact the Graduation Staff
You can contact the Graduate School graduation/commencement staff directly by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. They will respond to you as soon as possible.