Graduation - Important Dates

Spring 2019 

Ongoing                     On-Demand Report – list of graduation applicants – available to be run via RePortal

Feb 1                          Published Deadline for graduation applications to be in

Feb 15                        11:59 pm – Online graduation applications cutoff for Spring 2019.  After this, students must apply on                                        and turn into the Registrar’s Office.  Applications are also available in the Registrar’s Office.

Feb 15                        Published deadline for proof of registration for students finishing degree requirements this semester                                        at schools other that Bradley

Feb 18-Mar 1              Registrar’s Office processing 

Mar 1 or sooner          College and Dept lists & transcripts distributed to Deans’ Offices                      

Mar 1 – Apr 1              Processing of graduation approvals by Deans’ Offices (& Depts)

TBD                            Registration holds placed on all graduation applicants (will be done on or before 3/28)

Apr 3                          Deadline for walk forms (submission will be ongoing)

Apr 10                        GRH holds removed for students whose walk forms are on file with the Registrar’s Office (and are                                           taking courses at BU Summer 2019))

Apr 5                          College graduation lists due back to Registrar’s Office

Apr 29 or 30               Posted List of Approved Candidates available (some time one of those days)   

May 9                         Cap & Gown pickup begins

May 19                       Commencement! (note: degree date remains May 18) 

May 22                       College lists distributed to Deans’ Offices for final approval/review 

May 31                       College lists due back to Registrar’s Office

May 31 – Jun 12        Registrar’s Office processing; degree posting starts Jun 7

Jun 17 – Jun 28         Diplomas processed and mailed out.  Final lists & transcripts distributed.



  • Apply online via Webster.  Online applications are accepted through the end of the third full week of the semester. After that Webster will not allow you to apply online for the current graduation date, and you must turn in a paper application to the Registrar’s Office, Swords Hall Room 11.
  • You may print an application here: Undergraduate Application for Graduation
  • After an application is turned into the Registrar's Office, any further questions should be directed to your dean's office.


  • You may find information here


Click here for Commencement Information. Questions concerning the Commencement ceremony should be directed to the Chair of Commencement Activities at 309-677-2334. 

Posted List Of Approved Graduation Candidates