Applying for Your Diploma
You must file an application for degree before you can graduate.
For more information send email to
Undergraduate and professional 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
All 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.
A diploma fee of $47.50 is assessed for each graduation application submitted by students in all
colleges EXCEPT, Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry, Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, College of Medicine,
College of Nursing, and School of Public Health (which are assessed a $100 graduation fee).
Students who are permitted to apply after the initial deadline (see below) 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.
All students planning to graduate May 2015 must apply for graduation online at
https://howdy.tamu.edu beginning January 7, 2015 on the My Record tab.
Students requesting a name change for graduation related purposes must complete a name change request before
February 27, 2015. The online application will be open through 11:59 p.m. April 21, 2015.
Applications submitted after that date must be submitted in the Office of the Registrar. The application deadline is
February 20, 2015 for students who will complete requirements in the spring semester.
Graduation applications will not be accepted after 5 p.m. May 5, 2015. 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 21, 2015 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 21,
2015 to graduate in May 2015.
Students who have not cleared financially with the Office of Student Business Services (979-847-3337) will not receive a
diploma at graduation.
Students planning to graduate in August 2015 may begin filing applications for degrees on May 20, 2015. The filing deadline for
students completing degree requirements during the Summer 2015 term is July 10, 2015.
Students planning to graduate in December 2015 may begin filing applications for degrees on August 19, 2015. The filing deadline for
students completing degree requirements during the Fall 2015 term is October 2, 2015.
The application dates for future semesters are subject to change.
Additional Graduation Information