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Apply for Graduation

The application for graduation is located within the Student Information System. Please go there to complete your application.

Shoe Tree

When you graduate, your shoes can join others in the Shoe Tree on campus.

Important Dates

  • 4/11: Ceremony tickets and honor cords distribution begins at the Graduation Resource Fair in the Phoenix Rooms from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3:00-5:30 p.m. and in the Provost Office, CL 835 beginning the following day
  • 4/2: Online cap and gown purchases begin at the Phoenix Bookstore
  • 4/11: In-store cap and gown purchases begin at the Phoenix Bookstore
  • 4/11: Graduation Resource Fair, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 3:00-5:30 p.m., University Union Phoenix Rooms & The Phoenix Bookstore
  • 4/13: Deadline for name to appear in ceremony program booklet (graduation application must be completed)
  • 4/20: Last date to purchase cap and gown with size guaranteed; purchases after that date through 5/11/18 are "as available"
  • 4/20: Last day to order caps and gowns online
  • 5/3: Final ceremony signup at midnight
  • 5/4: Guaranteed (up to 4) ticket pickup deadline at noon
  • 5/8-11: Extra ceremony tickets distributed (pre-registered grad requests only), Provost Office, CL 835
  • 5/12: Commencement ceremony, 11:30 a.m., Kress Events Center
  • Live streaming of the ceremony will be available on the UWGB home page and here on commencement day. Check back later for link.

Streamed video recordings of the Fall 2017 ceremony and Spring 2017 ceremony are available online. To purchase a professionally recorded DVD of either ceremony, please contact Academic Technology Services at (920) 465-2416 or (Note: These links work best using using Internet Explorer or Firefox browsers.)