Applying for Your Diploma

You must file an application for degree before you can graduate. For more information send email to degree-audit@tamu.edu 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 online. 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.


Application Deadlines

The application dates for future semesters are subject to change.

Spring 2014

All undergraduate and graduate students planning to graduate May 2014 must apply for graduation online at https://howdy.tamu.edu beginning January 2, 2014 on the My Record tab. The online application will be open through 11:59 p.m. April 14, 2014. Applications submitted after that date must be submitted in the Office of the Registrar. The application deadline is April 29, 2014 for graduate and undergraduate students who will complete requirements in the fall semester. All students planning to graduate in May should apply by February 14, 2014 in order to receive diploma at commencement. A $47.50 diploma fee will be assessed to all students who apply for graduation. Applications submitted after February 14, 2014 will be assessed a $50 late fee in addition to the diploma fee for a total of $97.50 per degree.

Graduation applications will not be accepted after 5 p.m. April 29, 2014. If you miss this deadline, you must apply for August graduation.

Per Student Rule 14.2, degree candidates must be enrolled in or have completed all degree requirements by 5 p.m. April 14, 2014 either in residence at Texas A&M University or at another college or university. Proof of registration in courses at other institutions must be provided to the Degree Audit Office by April 14, 2014 to graduate in May 2014.

Students who have not cleared financially with the Office of Student Business Services (979-845-8127) will not receive a diploma at graduation.

Summer 2014

Students planning to graduate in August 2014 may begin filing applications for degrees on May 14. The filing deadline for students completing degree requirements during the summer term is July 11.