The following policy has been approved and will enable Office of the Registrar staff to certify and distribute diplomas, with appropriate honors, to as many degree candidates as possible at commencement.
Only those students who applied for graduation on time and pass the final degree audit on the first attempt (May 6, 2020) will have their diplomas directly mailed to them 1-2 weeks after the doctoral commencement ceremony.
For students failing the first audit in colleges which conduct a May graduation ceremony:
Master’s and Bachelor's Students:
Only those students who applied for graduation on time and pass the final degree audit on the first attempt (May 6, 2020) will receive diplomas at commencement.
Grades for all degree candidates and graduation clearance checks for undergraduate students will be available Wednesday, May 6, 2020 after 10 p.m. This information may be accessed at https://howdy.tamu.edu on the "My Record" tab. A list of master's degree candidates who have not cleared for graduation will be available Thursday, May 7, 2020 at the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies, or by calling 979-845-3631.
1. All Master’s and Undergraduate degree candidates who were enrolled in all remaining degree requirements during the semester in which the graduation is being held and have an active graduation application will be allowed to participate in commencement regardless of whether they pass the final audit on May 6. Candidates who fail the final audit will not receive a diploma at commencement.
2. Due to the short time remaining on Wednesday to finalize honors and stack diplomas, no one will be available to assist with graduation problems until Monday, May 11, 2020. Students may go to the General Services Complex, 750 Agronomy Road, Suite 1501, or email inquiries to email@example.com
. Diplomas for students, who did not attend the ceremony or who request to have their diploma mailed due to clearing after May 6, will not be distributed until Wednesday, May 13, 2020.
After this date diplomas will be available to degree candidates immediately after certification is accomplished.
3. Degree candidates not clearing for graduation on May 6 will have until 5 p.m. the first Friday of the following semester (May 29, 2020) to clear all degree requirements. Candidates not cleared by this date must reapply for graduation for a future term and pay the diploma fee again.