Applying for Your Diploma
You must file an application for degree before you can graduate.
For more information send email to
Undergraduate students may call the Office of the Registrar at (979)845-1089.
Graduate students may call the Office of Graduate Studies at (979)845-3631.
Application for Degree
Undergraduate and graduate students planning to graduate at the end of the current semester may file
applications for degrees
The deadline is listed below.
This online application system will be accessible 24 hours a day, every day, until 11:59pm on the 60th class day. After that time, students must apply for graduation in the Office of the Registrar.
The application for degree requires payment of the $47.50 diploma fee.
Students who are permitted to apply after the initial deadline will be charged an additional $50 late application fee per degree.
Late applicants may not receive their diplomas on graduation day due to the length of time needed for printing.
Arrangements will be made for these diplomas to be picked up or mailed.
The Office of the Registrar at (979) 845-1089 also handles orders
for copies of diplomas awarded in the past.
The application dates for future semesters are subject to change.
All undergraduate and graduate students planning to graduate December 2013 must apply for graduation online at
https://howdy.tamu.edu beginning August 21, 2013 on the My Record tab.
The online application will be open through 11:59 p.m. November 15, 2013. Applications submitted
after that date must be submitted in the Office of the Registrar. The application deadline is December 3, 2013
for graduate and undergraduate students who will complete requirements in the fall semester. All students planning to
graduate in December should apply by September 27, 2013 to ensure having a diploma at commencement. Submitting the
completed graduation application will add the $47.50 graduation fee to your account. Applications submitted after
September 27, 2013 must be submitted in the Office of the Registrar and will be assessed a $50 late fee to your
account for a total of $97.50 per degree.
Late applications to graduate will not be accepted after 5 p.m. December 3, 2013. If you miss this deadline, you must
apply for December graduation.
Per Student Rule 14.2, degree candidates must be enrolled in or have completed all degree requirements by 5 p.m. November
15, 2013 either in residence at Texas A&M University or at another college or university. Proof of enrollment in
courses at other institutions must be provided to the Degree Audit Office by 5 p.m. November 15, 2013 to participate in
December 2013 commencement.
Students who have not cleared financially with the Office of Student Business Services (979-845-8127) will not receive a
diploma at graduation.
Students planning to graduate in spring 2014 may begin filing applications for degrees on January 2. The filing deadline for
students completing degree requirements during the spring term is February 14.