NOTE for SUMMER graduates: Summer graduates are included and participate in the spring (May) commencement ceremony. In order to have your name printed in the program, you must submit your AFD by March 1st. You can still graduate in August if you submit your AFD by July 1st, however you name will not appear in any commencement program.
Application for Degree are submitted through myWSU portal. Under the 'My Classes' tab, in the 'Graduation Links' box.
You must submit it by the deadlines listed above. You are able to, and encouraged to submit an Application for Degree up to one year prior to your intended graduation. Changes can be made after it is submitted--see Q & A's below.
No. There is no cost to submit an Application for Degree for an undergraduate degree.
Your name will NOT be printed in the commencement program. There are no exceptions to this.
If you have not yet submitted your AFD, you can change/edit your Major or Minor by following the steps at myWSU > Home tab > Student Tools > Change My Major/Minor.
If you have already submitted your AFD and you want to change your:
Major: Contact the Graduation Coordinator to disable your current AFD, then make your changes following the steps above and submit a new AFD.
Minor: Contact the graduation coordinator to add, change, or remove any minor(s) from your current AFD.
Email your request to the Graduation Coordinator.
After you submit your Application for Degree (AFD) and after the enrollment period for that term, the Graduation Coordinator runs your degree evaluation and does a degree audit to make sure you are on track to graduate. She will send an email letting you know whether you are on track to graduate or if you are missing a requirement.
A final graduation check appointment is not required, but if the student would like to meet with the Graduation Coordinator to discuss their final degree audit, they are welcome to schedule an appointment. A final graduation check is NOT an academic advising appointment.
To schedule an appointment:
Email the Graduation Coordinator or call 316-978-6554 if you would like to schedule an appointment.