Before applying to graduate, please work with your advisor to ensure your requirements are met in the DPR. Do not apply for graduation if you have not completed your degree requirements!Degree Progress Report Dashboard
NOTE: Students meeting graduation requirements are not awarded automatically.
In order to be awarded a degree, you must have a graduation application on record (apply in Student Hub during window listed below).
You must submit a separate graduation application for each credential you are seeking!
Submit a graduation application during the semester application window:
Once you have applied for graduation and receive notification from our Graduation Team of an adjustment that needs to be made to your application, you will need to complete a Graduation Application Addendum.
Graduation audits occur three times a semester. Each audit review period takes approximately 2 weeks, and students will receive notification after each audit via the MSU-Denver email.
You can fill-out the “Walk Only” form here. Please note: This is NOT a graduation application–you will still need to officially apply for graduation to receive a degree (this form is for ceremony purposes ONLY)
You do not have to reapply for graduation. The information about not meeting requirements is for your information and that there is a discrepancy needing to be addressed prior to graduation, but you will not need to submit a new application. Contact your academic advisor
Yes, please do apply for graduation for the semester you will be meeting all of your degree requirements (even if they are in-progress or haven’t yet registered for them)
You will receive your first email from graduation after the application deadline for your semester window closes. You will receive another email after the drop/add deadline (census date) for your target graduation semester. You will receive a final email after final grades post for the semester.
Diplomas are mailed six to eight weeks after the end of the semester. Diplomas are mailed to students. Make sure to update your delivery address prior to graduation
No. Certified Electronic Diplomas and Certificates are only available to Fall 2021 graduates and graduates of subsequent semesters. See Certified Electronic Diploma information
No. Summer graduates are invited to participate in the subsequent Fall semester’s commencement ceremony.