Graduation

Planning to graduate in May 2018?

April 1, 2018 is the last day to apply online through Webster or with the paper application for graduation. After April 1, graduation applications for May 2018 will not be accepted.

Special Note: Students are required to be registered during the term in which they plan to graduate. Students who plan to graduate in May must be registered for the 2018 Spring Semester. Contact your Program Coordinator about registering. 

Remember the last day to add a class without special permission is January 26, 2018. If you need to register after January 26th, you will need to complete a Late Add Request form  and be registered by February 2, 2018.

Important Graduate School Deadlines!

Download the PDF below for the appropriate deadlines for degree programs:

Deadlines for May 2018 Graduation from Degree Program

Deadlines for August 2018 Graduation from Degree Program but Participating in the May 2018 Commencement

Deadlines for August 2018 Graduation from Degree Program

Download the PDF below for the appropriate deadlines for certificate programs:

Deadlines for May 2018 Completion from Certificate Program

Deadlines for August 2018 Completion from Certificate Program

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 May 2018 commencement is March 25, 2018. Check the the important deadlines pdf for more information on deadlines.

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)

Go to the Application for Graduation>>

Apply for Graduation on line through Webster>>

Students who will complete their course of study and wish to graduate must complete the Graduate Application for Graduation.

Application for Certificate Completion

Go to the 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

Go to the 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 gsgraduation@fsmail.bradley.edu.  They will respond to you as soon as possible.