Western Graduate & Postdoctoral  Studies

12. Graduation

The University holds regular Convocation ceremonies in the Spring (June) and in the Fall (October) of each year, with a third Convocation in February (no ceremony). Degree completion, for purposes of Convocation, requires the following:

All graduate students must apply to graduate via the Student Center. Students' application for graduation should only occur during the term in which they intend to complete the requirements of their degree.  Applications must be submitted prior to the end of that term to ensure eligibility.