Applying for Your Diploma
You must file an application for degree before you can graduate.
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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.
Contact Degree Audit (979-845-1089) or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding May 2014 commencement.
The application dates for future semesters are subject to change.
All undergraduate and graduate students planning to graduate December 2014 must apply for graduation online at
https://howdy.tamu.edu beginning August 20, 2014 on the My Record tab.
Students requesting a name change for graduation related purposes must complete a name change request before
September 26, 2014. The online application will be open through 11:59 p.m. November 21, 2014.
Applications submitted after that date must be submitted in the Office of the Registrar. The application deadline is
December 9, 2014 for graduate and undergraduate students who will complete requirements in the fall semester.
All students planning to graduate in December should apply by November 21, 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
October 3, 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. December 9, 2014. If you miss this deadline,
you must apply for May graduation.
Per Student Rule 14.2, degree candidates must be enrolled in or have completed all degree requirements by 5 p.m.
November 21, 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 November 21, 2014 to graduate in December 2014.
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 May 2015 may begin filing applications for degrees on January 7, 2015. The filing deadline for
students completing degree requirements during the Spring 2015 term is February 20, 2015.
Additional Graduation Information