Commencement for the 2022-2023 Academic Year will occur on May 13, 2023. Dress Rehearsal will be on May 12, 2023.
Early in the spring semester, graduation status information will be emailed to the students who have applied for graduation. Additionally, information on clearance for graduation, regalia, rehearsal, and the commencement ceremony will be emailed by the registrar as it is made available.
Students desiring to graduate in May 2023 must submit a Graduation Application and Fee by December 9, 2022, to the Student Accounts Office. Students must submit completed graduation application forms to the Registrar Assistant after making payment. Graduation Applications submitted after the due date will be assessed an $85 Late Fee. No Graduation Applications will be accepted after January 31, 2023.
Graduation applications are available in the Registrar’s Office or can be downloaded on the Student Forms page.
Federal Student Loans Exit Counseling
If you have ever received a federal student loan, you are required to complete Exit Counseling on the NSLDS website. After completing the exit counseling, please schedule an appointment with the Director of Financial Aid.
Instructors are required to submit final grades for graduating students by April 28, 2023. Please touch base with your instructors at the beginning of the semester concerning due dates for your coursework.
Important Due Dates During Spring Semester
|Item to Complete||Due Date||Contact|
|Mission Practicum Account Paid in Full||April 28||Martha Batts|
|Federal Student Loan Exit Counseling||April 28||Jimmy Criswell|
|Housing Account Paid in Full||April 28||Milca Jackson|
|Library Account Paid in Full||April 28||Valeri Knighten|
|Return Criswell, DTS, & TexShare Library Books||April 28||Valeri Knighten|
|Student Account Paid in Full||April 28||Donna Ward|