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

May 2014

Contact Degree Audit (979-845-1089) or degree-audit@tamu.edu with questions regarding May 2014 commencement.

The application dates for future semesters are subject to change.

Applying for Graduation - Summer 2014

All undergraduate and graduate students planning to graduate August 2014 must apply for graduation online at https://howdy.tamu.edu beginning May 14, 2014 on the My Record tab. Students requesting a name change for graduation related purposes must complete a name change request before June 19, 2014. The online application will be open through 11:59 p.m. July 28, 2014. Applications submitted after that date must be submitted in the Office of the Registrar. The application deadline is August 11, 2014 for graduate and undergraduate students who will complete requirements in the summer semester. All students planning to graduate in August should apply by July 11, 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 July 11, 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. August 11, 2014. 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. July 28, 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 July 28, 2014 to graduate in August 2014.

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

December 2014

Students planning to graduate in December 2014 may begin filing applications for degrees on August 20, 2014. The filing deadline for students completing degree requirements during the Fall 2014 term is Ocotber 3, 2014.


Additional Graduation Information